Revealed: 14th Street Tower Proposed At 39 Stories, Will Include Micro-Units

Developer NR Investments has submitted plans to build another tower near their recently completed Canvas condo high rise.

The neighborhood has been branded the Arts & Entertainment District by developers and has also been called the Omni area.

14th Street Tower is proposed to include:

  • 39-stories (440 feet tall)
  • 739,634 square feet of total floor area
  • 543 residential units (including 231 micro-sized units under 400 square feet)
  • 35,128 square feet of office
  • 8,706 square feet of commercial/retail space
  • 452 parking spaces

Workforce housing will be provided, resulting in density bonuses of height and square footage above what zoning would normally allow on the property.

Miami’s Urban Development Review Board is scheduled to review the proposal at a meeting on July 17. Four waivers from Miami 21 are being requested.

Zyscovich is the architect.

 

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Anonymous

I still remember when I first got to Miami in the early 2000’s and lived at the Venetia and needed to get some groceries. I asked a guy right outside of my building and he said there was one 4 blocks west. Innocent me I decided to walk, it was just as the sun was setting, I remember vividly walking by this block and there were literally more than 40 people in the street drinking out of paper bags and high as a kites. I got approached by 2 prostitutes giving me a rundown of their services, starting at 20 bucks. Man, if you had told me then this would be the Art District in just a few years I would asked you what were you smoking? I can only imagine how this area will look by the 2030’s. Good for Miami.

Anonymous

Too much information

Anonymous

I disagree – I’d like to hear more about this lol

Anonymous

Tell me more about the hookers..

Anonymous

The hookers are still there. Starting rate is now $50.

Anonymous

A hooker charging you just twenty buck?!!.. yeah, those were the good ole days.

Anonymous

Yeah not bad for a skinny heroin addict with a few missing teeth and a couple of bruises on her arms and legs.

Anonymous

Yeah I come to this website to read about your hooker day.

KRR

the area is developing nicely with all these residential condo’s. Starting to looking a mini
midtown. keep them coming

Azarius

This will be a great addition to this area as well as it’s good they are bringing workforce housing to this portion of downtown

Anonymous

Building looks great, lets see if it keeps that fancy crown work

Anonymous

Nice additional the area, thanks Melo for sparking interest i this area.

Anonymous

You’re absolutely correct.. but sadly, some people will come on this site and ping you for saying that.

Manny r

We should actually be thanking NR investments because they were the first to make ivestment in the neighborhood starting with the filling station,they also broke ground on canvas before melo started anything. NR investment is also credited for branding the area as the arts and entertainment district

marc

So Melody isn’t part of this area?

Anonymous

Came in here to say this. Filling Station was first, and Canvas was the first major tower. Then Melo came in with their three. All good stuff for the area.

(And I think Melody is too close to Biscayne and 395 to get credit for this area)

Anonymous

Terrible. Neither NR Investments nor “developers” are responsible for branding the area the Arts & Entertainment District.

Anonymous

What are the Estefan’s going to do with all their holdings in this area ??

Anonymous

Approved

Anonymous

What the hell happened to the gorgeous glass tower proposed, now mutated into a commieblock covered in irregular windows and openings mumbo jumbo, especially insulting to the historic fire station? SAD!

Anonymous

Does anyone remember the very first renderings of Brickell City Center? Remember how futuristic they looked with beautiful glass all around? This city has no standards when it comes to architecture, so developers do do whatever they want despite what they promised in their renderings.

Anonymous

Brickell City Center does have glass all around. I look at it nearly every day.

The East Hotel has incredibly designed glass balconies…the best balconies that I’ve seen on an urban hotel.
dr

Anonymous

It is nowhere near the original renderings.

Polo

The neighborhood should be branded the UGLY, BOX TOWERS DISTRICT!

Anonymous

I do remember for a long time when this was the UGLY DESERTED EMPTY LOT DISTRICT.

Anonymous

And now is an UGLY, BOX DISTRICT!

Anonymous

1. Beauty is the eye of the beholder.

2. Nobody is twisting your arm and making you live there.

3. Stop complaining and build your own pretty neighborhood.

Anonymous

Build that area ….. 10 more years will be great !

Anonymous

like it.

Anonymous

Right behind Square Station. yeah, good idea. The east view will be blocked.

Anonymous

Priorities are out of wack. Some units will have more space devoted to the car than to people!

Parking maximums not minimums.

Anonymous

dude where are the office jobs so people can walk?

Anonymous

There are very little office jobs because there is very little quality office space. Durr!

Anonymous

You have that backwards. Opposite. Totally wrong. Off by 180 degrees.
There isn’t much office space because there are not enough jobs to demand it.

Just about the only asset class in S. Florida that is lagging now is office space in Miami Beach. Likely because most offices like to locate near a critical mass of other offices. Offices construction is booming in Aventura, Coral Gables, and Brickell. Not much office construction in Design District, Miami Beach, A&E District.

Anonymous

Forget it.. you’ll be beating your head against the wall trying to make sense to these illogical whiners.

Anonymous

No you have it wrong. If quality office space was readily available, companies would consider moving here, bringing with them, jobs.

Anonymous

Directly across the street at the Chapman Project for Homelessness.
But, my guess is, that people will walk one block east to the Metromover stop and go to the CBD or Brickell if they want an office job.

Anonymous

You parking whiners can’t wait to come on this site and whine about something, can you?

Anonymous

Yes. I look for the parking details and usually determines whether I comment.

Anonymous

FYI nobody cares

Anonymous

Why is this called the Arts & Entertainment District? I’m going start calling it the Box District.

Anonymous

Anythings better than “the crack head dumpster fire district” its been for how long now?

Anonymous

that honestly sounds more trendy than A&E district.

Anonymous

I say keep it “Omni” area.

marc

I agree. The Arsht is all the arts and entertainment there.

Anonymous

Maybe they thought at least Genting would have built the Resort/casino.

Anonymous

What about Viacom’s 100k + square ft Headquarters and Production Studios?
Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and MTV are all there to focus on programming for audiences in Latin America, Canada and the U.S. Hispanic market.

Additionally, the Ice Palace is in the A&E District, there is plenty of film and video content produced there. The 24 Hour Entertainmnent district is there, and E-eleven-even is there as well.
The PAMM and Frost Science Museum are in that District now.
http://www.miamidda.com/wp-content/uploads/2019_AEBoundary.pdf

Anonymous

How about Fuchsia? Former Urban Crack Heads, Switches Into Arts.
Encapsulates both.

Anonymous

Near the Arsht. And Lemon City was taken.

Anonymous

I agree.
There is nothing artsy or entertainment in the area. Where are the movies? Art galleries? restaurants?

Anonymous

I’m glad you threw that out there. Art galleries,theaters and restaurants are sorely needed in the area especially on Biscayne. These are the kind of businesses the do-nothing city should be recruiting, while cracking down on crime in the area.

Anonymous

Perez Art Museum Miami? Art Basel? Frost?

Anonymous

Without a lot of people living in this area, it’s always going to be how it’s been known for a long time, “The Arts & Entertainment Dead and Boring District.”

Anonymous

Neighborhoods are properly named after they’ve become not for what they wish they’d be. This should have been called the abandoned district. Maybe that would have caught on better.

Anonymous

I’m actually waiting for the signature bridge to get done. I think this will definitely transition the area into a more desirable place. The lighting will be stunning

Anonymous

Space had a very good run in the 24 hour Arts & Entertainment District. They tell me that there is a place call E11even that seems to be a popular draw.

Anonymous

Well supposedly MWC will solve that problem, but there are condos full of people just north of the Omni all the way to 36 st. So, what gives?

Anonymous

Balcony and podium district?