Renderings Show Three Towers At 600/700 Biscayne Square

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Anonymous
2 years ago

If this project is making the downtown NIMBYs who pushed ultra out angry, then I’m all for it.

Non-Nimby downtown resident.

Anonymous
2 years ago

AMEN!

Anonymous
2 years ago

A politician pushed out Ultra.

Common sense
2 years ago

He sure did!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Now he needs to be pushed out.

Anonymous
2 years ago

a complete unhinged Psycho Joe Toyota F*ckingFreakshow Corollo, you mean !!

Joe Corollo needs to go
2 years ago

Yes the same crazy one who hit his wife in the head with a cooking pot

Anonymous
2 years ago

the same one who stalks Ball and Chain in the wee hours of the morning as he pleasures himself in the Little Havana back alleys

Anonymous
2 years ago

No, he threw a card board tea box at her.
BTY,I cant stand him either.

Anonymous
2 years ago

^^^ It actually was a Terra cotta one and don’t ask me why I remember that minute detail !

Anonymous
2 years ago

Bc residents complained

Anonymous
2 years ago

Ken Russell here everybody. I had to get rid of Ultra or else Joe Carollo would have been very mean to me. Now let’s go take a selfie to show the millennials how cool I am!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Suburban Miami is shining again.

Gene
2 years ago

I love it. Fills a great void and better links Park West to Downtown .

Anonymous
2 years ago

It’s ugly, heavy handed, no glass cladding, no spire, just square roofs. Does not stand out in a good way. Resembles something from the former Soviet Union. Look at the rendering of Biscayne Blvd in the post. Horrible!

Anonymous
2 years ago

I actually like its Post Modern Brutalism flavor.

Anonymous
2 years ago

i felt movement in my undies

Anonymous
2 years ago

Nimby?

Anonymous
2 years ago

BUILD IT!!!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

love the renderings. nobody has “view rights” includes the residence of paramount.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah but it’s a dumb move of Paramount not to purchase this lot right in front of its million dollars units! Who wants to pay millions to have the views blocked by this thing?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yep. I’m sure the folks at Paramount want this article to go away.

Alto
2 years ago

I think it won’t happen the way it is portrayed in those renderings because I went to the architects website and they describe the project as an ‘investigation’ where they ‘explore’ this ‘strategy’. I am sure Chataeu Group has plans for this site and most likely will not end up being a square simply because they need to make money out of their investment but It won’t end up being as this study. Hopefully they integrate the design well with the pedestrian needs and help to make Biscayne more appealing to residents to walk by because during day is just very uncomfortable to walk because there are not enough trees and there isn’t enough commercial activity to attract people.

Money money
2 years ago

The developers of Paramount could barely purchase their own lot lol much less buyout Grosskopf

Anonymous
2 years ago

Royal Palm actually owned those two lots prior to the crash but lost them in foreclosure. Local Case #: 2009-008814-CA-01

Anonymous
2 years ago

too bad, so sad, cry me a river. boo hoo.

Danny
2 years ago

Should’ve told them to build outside a fucking city

Anonymous
2 years ago

They are the view!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Can we get a rooftop infinity pool? You know, something new and luxurious?

This project is serving Minneapolis skybridge circa 1980 and it isn’t fresh or new.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I agree. The design is terrible.

Anonymous
2 years ago

i like it. why is it terrible.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I like the design weirdly but I think a rooftop infinity pool is needed in Miami and I’m surprised we haven’t gotten one yet. Would be nice here.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Too windy. Would be useless. And very costly.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Downtown is looking amazing by the minute! Keep em coming!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Your idea of amazing is filling up every vacant lot, never mind what is built there.

Anonymous
2 years ago

It’s a surface parking lot… so yes absolutely anything else would be amazing

Anonymous
2 years ago

Just because it’s a surface lot now doesn’t create carte blanche.

Anonymous
2 years ago

DOWNTOWN FOR THE WIN!!! The Miami skyline will be totally different in 5 years

Anonymous
2 years ago

LEAVE THE FREEDOM TOWER ALONE!

Anonymous
2 years ago

the didn’t touch it – don’t worry

Anonymous
2 years ago

Well that’s what MDC is doing, and it’s falling apart. Best to sell or outsource lease/manage a boutique hotel, which would be great.

Anonymous
2 years ago

We need more office buildings and we need to attract more companies. All these residential buildings for who exactly? Plus this is pretty ugly

Anonymous
2 years ago

i like you

Anonymous
2 years ago

Agree about the offices but don’t think this is ugly. Maybe once all the prime real estate is built with condos they will start to infill the back lots with offices since the views aren’t as important. CEO’s move there offices close to their houses so maybe it’ll workout.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Who says we need more office buildings? Downtown has fairly high vacancy.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Downtown Office vacancy is pretty high now. Why don’t you build an office and give it a shot? Especially 7 blocks from the core, and wasting the water views.

Sgt. Sapingo
2 years ago

This is amazing. That is all.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Define “amazing”.

Anonymous
2 years ago

This project looks incredible, new silhouettes to add to our Beautiful group of towers on Biscayne.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I love it. Build, build, build. There is a huge shortage of luxury condos in Miami – we need this very badly. I can’t wait.

Alto
2 years ago

and stop complaining, this is only a study and i am almost sure it won’t happen

Anonymous
2 years ago

Almost?
This won’t happen

Anonymous
2 years ago

I feel that the people saying that it won’t happen are all members of the Paramount sales team???

Anonymous
2 years ago

this won’t happen! … and please, if you are interested in a stunning unit at Paramount please private DM me now! Hurry, units won’t last

Anonymous
2 years ago

LOL

Anonymous
2 years ago

Who asked for units at Paramount though? Also just because Paramount WorldCenter has a stunning complex doesn’t mean you have to use biased propaganda to make others believe that other development projects will not be built. If you’re telling the truth, at least use facts from the developers themselves.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Will this slow down sales or bring down prices at Paramount?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Surely they won’t be happy about losing waterfront views…

Anonymous
2 years ago

Waterfront views?

That’s always been the problem with the thinking of a lot of people concerning Miami. Unless the thinking of what’s worthwhile and what isn’t is changed when it comes to the makeup of Miami, progress and change is always going to be slow for this city.

Anonymous
2 years ago

People are attracted to Miami because of the water. If you think water views don’t matter here, then you have zero grasp of the Miami market.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Sadly you are right, but as I tell all my clients if you want water views you have to purchase in a building that is on the edge of the baby, even if it is only a block away, chances are you will eventually lose it.

Anonymous
2 years ago

thank you – the only smart comment in here.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Well said and totally correct.

Danny
2 years ago

That’s what Edgewater, Coral Gables, etc. is for. Not downtown where it’s a *********CITY**********

Anonymous
2 years ago

Nothing new has been built in Edgewater in the people’s republic of coral gables in a decade, so don’t quite get your drift.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Evreybody knows a vacant lot is a future building…so i don’t think so.

Anonymous
2 years ago

they aren’t on the water front. have you seen where the damn building is? it’s behind another building two blocks from the water… if you were stupid enuf to buy there thinking you’d have that view forever that your problem

Anonymous
2 years ago

Precisely. Snake oil brokers never mention these trivial things. East side of Epic facing the same issue soon, as are others too numerous to mention here.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Sorry but you have to be pretty stupid to buy in a building with water views that has a empty lot in front of it and not presume another high rise will rise there blocking your view. Stop blaming the brokers for buyer stupidity !

Anonymous
2 years ago

If the buyers at paramount see this I am sure they would want their deposits back. No view no resale value.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Paramount should have bought this and extend the promenade here, if I were a buyer there I’d be livid hahaha

Anonymous
2 years ago

Imagine the 2 years of construction…. But then again they signed up for another 5-10 years of it anyway.

Anonymous
2 years ago

1 year of approvals, 1 year of presales, 3 years of construction. 5 years minimum.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Poor freedom tower

Anonymous
2 years ago

The area around the freedom tower should get landmark status and be a beautiful open area in the middle of the future busy and dense downtown. That’s how you make a city beautiful, by preserving some and rebuilding some others

Anonymous
2 years ago

Awesome! Now let’s extend the metrorail to everywhere lese in Miami and to the the beach and this city could finally be a better one

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wrong forum. This is about private fantasies, not public ones.

Anonymous
2 years ago

“The skybridges would include event spaces and skylounges as amenities for residents, as well as the city of Miami.”

Now that’s kool. And it also appears that the Metromover will be incorporated into this project.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Scroll right…you’re welcome:

http://www.trachtenbergllc.com/600/700%20Biscayne

Anonymous
2 years ago

No pedestrian bridge over biscayne. Put Biscayne on a diet and make it safe to cross.

FuThSh
2 years ago

YES, SWEETIE, TELL IT

Anonymous
2 years ago

i agree. we need this bridges over the streets – not building to building………….. but that would make sense so the city won’t do it.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The stuff that never gets built

Anonymous
2 years ago

We can only hope. Bad design.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Nice render but that’s all! This won’t happen not ever not in Miami… It’s to nice I’m 100% sure the board will find a reason to stop it… Some other developer will file some bogus lawsuit. After all that the render will be dumb down to nothing more then 2 square stucco buildings on pedestals as usual!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Such positive thoughts.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why can’t them come up with super modern and unique buildings like in Dubai? what’s this thing?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Precisely!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Not the market for such an expensive design.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Is that a pedestrian bridge over biscayne blvd?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yes. The building is clearly ugly. The bridge is the best thing about it.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Probably built in public parking for AAA events if so the bridge would make sense.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Very Nice design, but will not be built.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I wouldn’t appreciate any tower that directly pulls attention from freedom tower. It’s our Statute of Liberty, Washington Monument, etc. should be a center jewel.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Agree 100%! Whoever proposed a Square has the right mindset. Just like any European city it would look amazing.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Miami architects don’t know how to design and build a Square. That takes a little inguinity, plus city leaders would make sure it’s watered down.

Polo
2 years ago

MASSIVE!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

My God! How ugly can you get!!!
So square and flat on top! It’s massiveness hurts hurts the eye! A monument to bad taste and greed!
Miami needs spires and more creative thinking in architecture . Look at the world’s 10 tallest skyscrapers!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yes, spires are so creative. Why don’t you offer your fully integrated and compliant design, price it, and then see if you can make a decent return on your investment. Cheers.

Anonymous
2 years ago

How are you gonna be biased about flat-roofed buildings? There’s plenty of buildings just like that including the U.S. Bank Tower, and even the Renaissance Center in Detroit. Either calm down, or please do some research before you make your claim.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Think Manhattan, which is what we’re turning into.
Ultra or the Miami Grand Prix on 5th Avenue?
I don’t think so.

Anonymous
2 years ago

We are not Manhattan. We are a low tax tourist trap that needs Ultra and F1 to help pay the bills.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why do people like you talk as if ULTRA existed 365 days a year? It was only for three days out of the year for God’s sake!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why do we want to be like another big US city. Should we really be striving to become another boring city like Portland or Atlanta. Part of Miami’s charm is that it’s fun and doesn’t take itself to seriously. Let’s stop becoming boring

Anonymous
2 years ago

Totally sci-fi and evil-looking.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why was this article removed?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Horrible design?