Plans Filed With FAA For Construction Cranes At Former Miami Arena Site, Nearly 800 Feet High

An application has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting permission to install two tower construction cranes at the former Miami Arena site.

According to two applications filed August 4, the cranes will rise 779 feet above ground. One will reach 793 feet above sea level, while the other will reach 794 feet above sea level.

The permanent building heights on the property will range from 673 feet to 700 feet above sea level, according to applications submitted in June.

Plans filed with the county in January show there will be three towers, rising up to 57 stories.

According to the plans, the project will have:

  • 2,351 residential units
  • 540,000 square feet of office space
  • Ground floor retail, including a possible supermarket
  • 2,457 parking spaces

Renderings have not yet been released.

Witkoff Group is the developer.

 

 

An old rendering of a convention hotel planed on the site, which is now being replaced with a new design:

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Is this in what they were calling “the innovation district”?

Anon
1 month ago

No. This is Miami WorldCenter.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah but wasn’t there supposed to be an innovation district within Miami Worldcenter?

Anon
1 month ago

Nope. You’re thinking of the development site just northwest of WorldCenter.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Is that after I-95?

Anonymous
1 month ago

So no more convention center?

anonymous
1 month ago

Too too too much parking.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hear whining about parking too too toooo much!

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Finally something gets built on this lot, Yes its not a convention center but at least its help link MWC to brightline station

Antennae
1 month ago

We got a long, long way to go before this area is fully walkable and developed.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sensational. A giant project, with tall towers, huge amount of residential units, lots of office and retail area. And also close to Metromover and MWC. Guaranteed success.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It IS in MWC, and was supposed to be the flagship development until it got watered down into a sad state.

Melo, a true giga chad
1 month ago

I’m intrigued. 800ft is no joke.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Massssiveeee!

Antennae
1 month ago

RENDERINGS, PLEASE

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope the renderings will be stunning and innovative…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Interested to see the renderings, but much needed inventory coming to this long neglected lot is a very positive sign.

XChihuahua
1 month ago

Looking for something exciting on this property!

Yet Another Anonymous
1 month ago

The old design had a convention center and that curved pedestrian bridge to Brightline Miami Central and government center station in the rendering looks good.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami Soaring.

Anon
1 month ago

Storage for 2457 cars is not enough. Need more stalls, always. Never enough.

Anonymous
1 month ago

No renderings, OMG!!! With renderings miami keeps getting one cereal box after another, so without renderings…god help our skyline!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

If it’s Witkoff, more 111 Murray Street and less NBWW cigarette box please.

Pickle Rick
1 month ago

That spot should definitely be for a Civic center.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please make it look more like Dubai!! Build something unique!!

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

so you dont want it connected to the sewer system ?

Anon
1 month ago

Why? Why not make it look like Miami?

Truth Matters
1 month ago

Square boxes with galavanting balconies?
No thanks

Anonymous
1 month ago

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Anonymous
1 month ago

By “like Dubai” they probably mean extravagant and unique, probably glass buildings with different and unique shapes Vs stucco buildings that are just plain and boring.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Exactly. That is exactly what I meant.

Anon
1 month ago

“Extravagant” “unique” “glass” got it….

Anonymous
1 month ago

You forgot “different”.

Zonked
1 month ago

Dubai is ugly and uninspired. Give me Barcelona or Amsterdam.

Se me paró
1 month ago

Miami can never be like Barcelona or Amsterdam. Those cities were built for human scale not car centric suburbia

Hamsterdamned
1 month ago

Barcelona sounds like a trendy dance craze for hispanic girls. Nobody gives a damn about Amsterdam

The Beyoncé of downtown
1 month ago

This area doesn’t need another residential building. Put something for the community. Like a little mall with shopping an arcade and restaurants. All this area has is residential buildings with nothing near by. What a joke ! I’m an actual resident so I know what I’m talking about.

Anonymous
1 month ago

EAT A D!CK!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Are you offering yours?

Anonymous
1 month ago

YES!