Photos: Melo Project With 441 Apartments & Masked Garage Quickly Rising Near Edgewater

A Melo Group project that will include hundreds of apartments and a hidden parking garage is now rising in Edgewater with the help of three tower cranes, according to new photos by Aaron DeMayo.

The project, known as Urban22, is being designed with a ground floor that responds primarily to human scale and pedestrian interests, Melo has said.

There will be public sidewalks with landscaping, hardscaping, and other improvements designed to promote pedestrian interaction and provide a connection to the surrounding area.

The parking garage for Urban22 will be lined with residential units on all sides, in order to minimize the visual impact of the garage on the pedestrian realm and the urban landscape.

Urban22 will include:

  • 441 apartments
  • 7,168 square feet of commercial space
  • 5,629 square feet of office space
  • 529 parking spaces

 

(photos: Aaron DeMayo)


 

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Cccwbys
3 months ago

Hidden parking garages need to be a requirement for all developments moving forward. Period.

ParkingHater
3 months ago

Would that drive up costs?

Anonymous
3 months ago

You think building materials for other things are not already driving up costs?

Antennae
3 months ago

They also have the option to build less parking

ParkingHater
3 months ago

Obligatory fuck parking minimums

Non sesual with it
3 months ago

Opposite of driving up costs. You can sell condos covering the side of the parking garage.

DJL Cyber
3 months ago

Melo’s definitely moving fast with their projects. Sooner or later, we might be seeing Aria Reserve start construction in a few months from now.

Anonymous
3 months ago

It already has begun construction, there’s pics

DJL Cyber
3 months ago

It seems like they’re clearing the land before they start foundation work. So yes, it’s definitely moving fast.

Anonymous
3 months ago

there’s a few small cranes on site

Anonymous
3 months ago

The day will come when Miami will have a great Downtown, from S 15th St (where the Echo Brickell and Four Seasons are located) to N39th St (from the Design District), due to the number of towers designed, under construction or already completed. And that day is not far away.

Melo is sigma and Chad
3 months ago

Design distract needs to come through and build more towers.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Needs hotel options

Anonymous
3 months ago

The Design District wasn’t “designed” for towers. It should have mid-rises as the tallest, transitioning to low-rise areas of the city. That’s what Miami21 intended.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Um, wtf?

Anonymous
3 months ago

There’s goes that 1950’s Miami thinking again.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Yes.. but I wish the skyline would go at least five blocks further north.

Melo is sigma and Chad
3 months ago

Melo coming through with another affordable tower that will kickstart more development on this street.

Non sesual with it
3 months ago

I live next to this building. Construction never skips a beat and even has cops blocking the road when swapping out concrete trucks for the pumps. Must be nice having connections like the melo’s chad bros 🤙🏼

Anonymous
3 months ago

It’s all Based, man.

Non sesual with it
3 months ago

I’ve literally seen those guys keep working with storms coming over Biscayne Bay looking dark af. Nothing scares those workers.

Downtowner
3 months ago

This is not near Edgewater. It is in Edgewater. N.E. 2nd Ave. runs through Edgewater, from 17th St. through 36th St.

Fern
3 months ago

The Texas Donut arrives in Miami!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Concealed parking garages, but they still manage to make it ugly with the balcony placement on the right and middle parts of the first and second renderings respectively.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Haha.. another employee of the Pretty Police.

anonymous
3 months ago

The garage may be “masked” but it’s still lipstick on a pig. Each of these projects brings hundreds of new cars very walkabke neighborhoods. the demands of the car owners will inevitably clash with the desire to make the city less car centric.

Azure
3 months ago

Better than no mask at all!

Downtowner
3 months ago

Speaking for myself, I live in an Edgewater high-rise, and I have a car. I find that I mostly walk when getting around in the neighborhood and surrounding areas.

Melo is sigma and Chad
3 months ago

they act like we just drive around 24/7

Anonymous
3 months ago

Many do. There was a guy on here yesterday saying he won’t walk anymore more than 2-3 blocks.

James S
3 months ago

I’m in an Edgewater high-rise as well and the residents seem to be evenly split into two camps:
1.) people who have lived in urban environments before, like the notion of walkability, and make an effort to go on foot if it’s within 6-10 blocks
2.) prima donnas who drive their Range Rovers to the restaurant across the street, even though they spend twice as much time getting out of the parking garage in the process
I’m in the first group, but there are plenty of people in the second group, sadly.

Anonymous
3 months ago

@ James S — exceptionally accurate comment. I’m also in an Edgewater high rise and am in the first group.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I’m also in an Edgewater high-rise and in the first group as well

Anonymous
3 months ago

How much dog poop and giant puddles have you stepped in?

ParkingHater
3 months ago

Yes, but: We don’t know the breakout of spaces for apartments to office space.

All things considered I am quite happy with this many spots.

Yes I would prefer lower, but with the amount of office and retail? Not too shabby.

Don’t forget people, Brightline will have a station at 27th.

Anonymous
3 months ago

” Each of these projects brings hundreds of new cars very walkabke neighborhoods. the demands of the car owners will inevitably clash with the desire to make the city less car centric”

So you think the people who’re going to live here can’t and won’t leave their car at home and walk to entertainment and other nearby establishments like restaurants, and shopping?

cleavage or bust
3 months ago

so you have the 3k apartments being built at biscayne and 18th…this guy with 441 units…and the numerous existing builds with 1/3 to 1/2 occupancy…where are all of these people going to work to afford the rents of these units??? remember our glorious median wage here….

Anonymous
3 months ago

Let the developers take the risk and put them in the ground who cares if prices correct

Non sesual with it
3 months ago

Nah. They will just declare bankruptcy

Melo is sigma and Chad
3 months ago

Alot of these people are in the gig economy, social media influencers, remote jobs and bar tenders.

cleavage or bust
3 months ago

some of those remote jobs are getting called back to their nyc offices….and i dont think bar tenders or uber drivers can pay 2k per month

Anonymous
3 months ago

“remote jobs?”

ParkingHater
3 months ago

Rent is high because supply is lacking, if we can get out supply to keep up with demand, prices will fall.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Keep paying attention and see how fast they get filled up.

cleavage or bust
3 months ago

with airbnbs or what???

Non sesual with it
3 months ago

I have an only fans. That’s how I pay for my apartment.