Photos: Wall Of Glass At Biscayne Boulevard’s Newest 49-Story Tower, Society

Biscayne Boulevard’s new wall of glass at the 49-story Society Biscayne is nearing completion, new photos show.

Society Biscayne will include a 12-story First United Methodist Church at the base of the tower with its own separate entrance, directly behind the glass.

The church will include a chapel, a fellowship hall, classrooms, offices, a basketball court, and a 3-story sanctuary with views of Biscayne Bay. The total church area is about 25,000 square feet.

Developer PMG is building the church as a replacement for First United Methodist’s building that once stood on the same property.

Society Biscayne is set to open this summer.

PMG is now exploring the potential sale of condo units allowing short-term rentals at the 639-unit Society, and is accepting non-binding reservations.

 

 

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Anonymous
16 days ago

Beautiful

Cccwbys
16 days ago

Major downgrade, not only is the glass reduced in size which eliminates the tasteful design. But the blue sliver of glass is not even stained glass as shown in the render.I mean there’s literally a church in there, I was really looking forward to the stained glass.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Stop hating it looks great!

luis
15 days ago

it’s a “rendering” not a “render”

Anonymous
15 days ago

Forget it.. because you’ll be here all day correcting language.

MiamiArchi
16 days ago

I called it how many years ago? That Glass façade is not possible in Miami.
Knew they would never be able to achieve anything like the renderings showed.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Boo hoo hoo

Anonymous
16 days ago

Are you kidding!? It’s still beautiful! I also want to join that Methodist church! It’s heavenly!

Anonbttm
16 days ago

thank god lol

Anonymous
16 days ago

That’s exactly how I feel.

Anonymous
16 days ago

It’s a pretty mediocre tower for Biscayne Boulevard with a meh base. What did you expect?

cloose
16 days ago

the architect and contractor’s hands are tied if the developer doesn’t to spend the money to realize the architect’s vision. this is why Miami’s skyline will always be more quantity than quality. out of the cities i’ve been to in the U.S. Miami’s skyline isn’t even in the top five for aesthetics or finishes

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yessir!! Fresh fresh yall…

m m
16 days ago

Value engineered to death. I’m hoping there is some sort of lighting element or decal added to the glass that achieves the effect they were illustrating in the renders.

Anonymous
16 days ago

What do you expect from the same developer who took the crown off of X Miami?

Anon
15 days ago

What’s amazing is they want 1.3 million for a 2 bedroom…😂. It looks really cheap inside.

luis
15 days ago

I will give an “a” for effort. i think in some ways they discovered the “true” design during the development phase and came away with some things that were unexpectedly better than the original renderings and some things that fell short of the original renderings probably due to cost and the ability of the glazing contractor and also probably due to building code. guess what? that’s called “design” it’s a process not a destination. Give them credit for trying, not every body takes a risk.

Anonymity
16 days ago

An attractive building. Nice of PMG to include the church in the development. 😇

Brooklyn
15 days ago

Cant wait to ball up in this church

John
7 days ago

Stop Bigboard extra

Anonymous
16 days ago

this building looks nice from the front , not so nice from the side but i love the lobby area it will be a great addition on a street level

Azure
16 days ago

Yeah that a bit of miss. Not very nice looking.

Urbanist
16 days ago

PMG is installing another crappy kite on the side of the building that is going to blow away in the first storm.

It would be nice if they could be a responsible company and replace the one on X Miami and maybe learn not to install this on future rojects.

Non sesual with it
15 days ago

Wtf am I even looking at? Miami sucks when it comes to tasteful designs

Anonymous
15 days ago

Oh well, at they didn’t tear down some 15 story building to replace it with this.

Anonymous
15 days ago

*meant to say – at least

Non sesual wit it
14 days ago

True. I’m surprised they didn’t put a Ross as an anchor tenant lol

anonymous
16 days ago

So cheap they couldn’t have skinned the blank wall on the giant parking podium.

Rjj
16 days ago

Maybe because it isn’t done? 😁

Anonymous
16 days ago

I’m glad I’m not the only one to be so disappointed with this building. The renderings were so deceiving.

gorgon
16 days ago

I just knew the were going to half-ass this. They couldn’t even execute on Brickell “shitty” centre. Just had to slap that hideous blotch of stucco on the side of the east hotel…could have been gorgeous.

Anonymous
10 days ago

this project has absolutely no relation to BCC

Very ugly
16 days ago

Ugly

Anonymous
15 days ago

Wow, that’s one very intelligent critique!

Anonymous
16 days ago

What an absolute let down….

DJL Cyber
16 days ago

They just had to go for the cheaper way out, didn’t they?

Anonymous
16 days ago

Yes, the glass it’s nothing like the render.

Anonymous
16 days ago

Whine, whine, whine… wahhhh!!!!

DJL Cyber
16 days ago

Design and hire a contractor to create a building of yours that actually delivers. I’ll wait.

Anonymous
16 days ago

You need to take your own advice.

DJL Cyber
16 days ago

I have my own designs of buildings that I created, or plan on creating, what do you mean? I’m actually considering a career in Architecture while you’re just commenting.

Anonymous
16 days ago

^
“I’m actually considering a career in Architecture”

Well, put up or shut up.. then you’ll see what people say and think about your designs.

“They just had to go for the cheaper way out” is just the same ole tired criticism we hear from people over and over and over on this site.