Photos: Ground Floor Pedestrian Exeperience At Brickell’s New CitizenM Hotel

Here’s a preview of the pedestrian experience at the new 21-story CitizenM hotel now nearing completion in Brickell.

The space in front of the hotel is one of the highest pedestrian traffic areas in the nation, city planner Mark R. Brown wrote last year on Twitter.

According to signs installed last week, Negroni will occupy the ground floor space. A total of 4,174 square feet of commercial space is planned.

The hotel itself will have a total of 252 rooms, with some rooms micro-sized and starting at just 157 square feet.

Opening of the hotel is planned for August 1, according to the CitizenM website.

 

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Melo is sigma and chad
4 months ago

“one of the highest pedestrian traffic areas in the nation” My brother in Christ, you’re the city planner, make the sidewalk wider.

Anonymouse
4 months ago

Great sidewalk comment , it is obvious that people planning this are amateurs at the best and quite incompetent at that.
Notice nice wide sidewalk on the side of the building and two fire hydrants sticking out right in the middle of it ,I guess just to make it more interesting at night. Any thinking planner would build them into the building’s wall ,standard solution in this situation anywhere else. But regretfully this is not anywhere else.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Love Negroni! Such a great choice for this spot.

Melo is sigma and chad
4 months ago

Yes the midtown location has delicious food and a cool vibe. Hope the brickell location is a hit too.

Not Anonymous
4 months ago

It’s in an ideal location. If I was on a business trip in Miami, I would stay here.

Anonymous
4 months ago

All sidewalks in Brickell should be protected by landscaping buffers like in the first image. Makes the street look so much more lush and beautiful!

m m
4 months ago

Thats true but it’s also less walking space.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lets flip the narrative and make it less car space lol.

Anonymous
4 months ago

And they’re going to wreak of dog urine/plants will be dead within a few months. It’s a great idea but wider sidewalk would have been better

Anonymous
4 months ago

especially since no one picks up their dog’s shit

Anonymous
4 months ago

Brickell should be pedestrian only

Not Anonymous
4 months ago

don’t go THAT extreme

Melo is sigma and chad
4 months ago

That pokemon grass is taking up space, these sidewalks need to be able to fit four people walking a breast

Anonymous
4 months ago

Please tell me those water outlets sticking up in the middle of the sidewalk are temporary and will be shoved back closer to the building.

Urbanist
4 months ago

They look permanent – somehow they built their fire connection in the middle of the active sidewalk!

Ciparoo
4 months ago

Let’s see…

1. Sidewalks designed for suburbia (where no one walks)
2. Water pipes directly in middle of said sidewalk

Only thing we’re missing is overhead power lines!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Are people supposed to line up one by one? How is this sidewalk pedestrian friendly at all? I really like the Citizen M at Miami Worldcenter better, it looks nicer and it has an actual sidewalk.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I agree but Miami Worldcenter is still empty. They need to open up restaurants, bars etc

Anonymous
4 months ago

That’s about to happen

Truth Matters
4 months ago

It will be like that for a while longer
Without the crowds Skyrise was bringing and not building the convention hotel, 3 tall luxury dwelling bldgs will not suffice.
Shame

Anonymous
4 months ago

I still hope SkyRise happens

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes… a giant toenail clipper and watered-down hotel and convention center will make us Times Square. Never mind a world-class casino or five-star hotels.

Not Anonymous
4 months ago

seems like you need a toenail clipper

DWNTWNR
4 months ago

Fire connection in the middle of the sidewalk feels like it’s not jiving with Miami 21 section 5.6.2.i

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes, nothing says the “pedestrian experience” like a sidewalk interrupted by some plants bought from The Home Deport, fronting a two or three-story gunmetal grey metal and glass wall of a stumpy box with ugly mural, and right around the corner, over four-fifths the extent of the building’s ground-floor constitutes the loading area.

Urbanist
4 months ago

This is an awful sidewalk and streetcar experience for the pedestrian. The planners of this project did not do a great job.

Nick
4 months ago

Mini Manhattan

Anonymous
4 months ago

Mimi sure is filled with New Yorkers

Anonymous
4 months ago

That’s the goal!

Melo is sigma and Chad
4 months ago

No its not, we are not manhattan. Im going to make a remix of schoolboy Q song but replace LA with NYC.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Manhattan’s highest trafficked areas don’t have a crap hotel with a giant ugly mural at pedestrian level, and skinny sidewalk separated by another with minimal landscaping

Pájaro Nalgon
4 months ago

Please blur the tags on my cars next time. Especially the urus. That’s my daily driver.

m m
4 months ago

Super basic compared to World Center but it’s nice

Anonymous
4 months ago

World Center will be taking over Brickell as soon as it will be fully activated!

Antennae
4 months ago

It looks great

Negro
4 months ago

Negroni

???
4 months ago

The building looks better than I thought It would based off the original renders.

Fern
4 months ago

I think the sidewalks look small only because of the fencing that is there right now. Which must be temporary. Notice the bike racks in plastic in pics 2, 4, and 6

Anonymous
4 months ago

I feel sorry for anybody who’s going spend their whole day on these sidewalks crying about how they look instead of spending their day enjoying the Brickell area.

Evan
4 months ago

Doesn’t make up for them blocking the sidewalk for months with no alternative but jaywalking across Miami Ave…

calivalle
4 months ago

was there the other day no room to walk…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Miss the original Perricones…this thing is hideous

Anonymous
4 months ago

What happened to Perricone’s reopening in this bldg? Negroni instead I guess?

Anonymous
4 months ago

My understanding is that it was never intended to reopen in this building. That was just rumors.

Nick
4 months ago

You don’t have to miss it.. walk to new location.