Revealed: 82-Story 2nd & 2nd Tower Proposed With Hotel & Residential

Convention Center Hotel Corp. of Yonkers, NY has submitted plans to build an 82-story mixed-use project called 2nd & 2nd in downtown Miami.

The 898-foot tower will replace an existing Courtyard by Marriott hotel across from the soon-to-be-redevloped Hyatt and Whole Foods Market. There is also an abutting Metromover station.

The proposal includes:

  • 266 hotel rooms
  • 637 residential units
  • 9,245 square feet of retail
  • 553 parking spaces

In total, more than 1.5 million square feet are proposed.

Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe is the architect. The developer is a subsidiary of AVR Realty.

The proposal will be presented to the Urban Development Review Board at a meeting on April 18.

 

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

In a few words – Awesome, Beautiful, Striking, dynamic. This building fits perfectly in that area of downtown, and the skyline.

Take note Arquitectonica, this is the type of design people have been clamoring for from you guys for quite some time now.

Anonymous
3 years ago

And What PMG’s 300 Biscayne should/could of been… sigh*

Anonymous
3 years ago

I completely agree, beautiful indeed. Hope it gets build along wit the planned tunnel, this much density will bring a lot more traffic. Keeping fingers crossed for both.

Leo
3 years ago

I think to help with traffic the entire exit/entrance ramps need to be removed and redone more back with straight connection into the proposed tunnel. But it all has to be done using advanced simulation to make sure it can handle future growth.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Could not agree more.

Anonymous
3 years ago

They shouldn’t do the tunnel at Brickell Ave.
Smart people wouldn’t put it so close to the east. SW 1st Avenue would be great for a tunnel. Most Brickell cars can take the tunnel, the Brickell Bridge remains and never stops service.
The tunnel goes under at SW 7/8th and opens again at Flagler.
All the ramps west of this tower should get demo’d back to I-95, and just have little on/off ramps.
The Hyatt/convention center should shift to the north (where the ramps used to be) and another riverfront park should occupy that old Hyatt land.

Oscar
3 years ago

An interesting consequence of this building is that it looks like it will almost completely obscure the Miami Tower, one of our most iconic skyscrapers over the past 30 years, from the popular bay-view.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Haha yeah I noticed that too. The residents in this future tower might even file complaints and make them shut off their lights eventually 🙁

Anonymous
3 years ago

Isn’t the Miami Tower an office Building?

Anonymous
3 years ago

yes but there’s giant lights on adjacent rooftops that makes the building appear to be lit up in color at night

Anonymous
3 years ago

I know that, but Oscar is talking about how this building will “almost completely obscure the Miami Tower.” If people are supposed to be at their desk working in the Miami Tower and not staring out the window all day, then why should partially blocked views matter to them?

Swedish House Mafia
3 years ago

Obscuring means that people will not be able to enjoy the Miami Tower from outside anymore… Miami will loose one of it’s most iconic sights.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Views could be block from a certain angle of “both towers” if this project is built. That’s just the realities of cities with large skylines like Miami. We must accept this fact along with Miami’s growing pains and realize that whining about it isn’t going to change it.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Those giant lights haven’t been used in years. The building is lit with LED’s. Hence they can control color combinations.

Anonymous
3 years ago

YAZZZZ KWEEN!!!

Anonymous
3 years ago

First, it is yasss, not yazzz. Second, now that everyone is saying yasss, the gays have moved on and are saying yosss. Just thought you should know.

Luchiano Montero
3 years ago

Omg, you’re brutal! Hahaha, WIGS HAVE BEEN SNATCHED! 🙂

Anonymous
3 years ago

This building isn’t the only thing throwing shade in downtown. Come thru updated vocabulary.

Anonymous
3 years ago

who? stop

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hell why not just make it 1000ft????

Anonymous
3 years ago

Wow! Our next tallest?

Anonymous
3 years ago

I like the design just hope it’s not a bait an switch to sell the land

Anonymous
3 years ago

This guy has been trying to sell the hotel for an astronomical price for a while now.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Beautiful

Anonymous
3 years ago

Beautiful

Anonymous
3 years ago

LOOOOOVVVVVEEEE this tower.
Glad to see the CBD get more activity.
I’ve always said it. Why is the CBD being ignored?
We are smack between burgeoning Brickell and the Edgewater/Wynwood/ED.
and the best transportation

marc
3 years ago

Massive

Anonymous
3 years ago

Nice tower!

Anonymous
3 years ago

The should put something stunning on the rooftop.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hope it gets built looks amazing!! I also hope there’s a traffic solution in place prior because if you think traffics bad now…

Anonymous
3 years ago

People, please read read read!!! The article stated – “There is also an abutting Metromover station.”

Shessshhh…. you people who are always complaining about traffic when a new proposal is announced get on my nerves!

Magazine
3 years ago

Right. Because tons of people that live in +$1m condos use the metromover.

Anonymous
3 years ago

You have some people in NYC paying more than one million dollars for a condo and take the subway.

Plus, for now, the Metromover is free!

Gene
3 years ago

Trying to beat traffic and save time is universal – something that Miami needs to master.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Do you know what that corner looks like when the bridge goes up? One mover station is a drop in the bucket we need comprehensive traffic flow solutions, that’s a start but with all that new density it’s going to be twice as bad as it is now…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Okay, here we go:

Metromover station nearby – check.
Metromover ride to Brickell – check.
Metromover ride around downtown – check.
Metromover ride to MiamiCentral – check.
Metromover ride to AA Arena – check.
Metromover ride for connection to Metrorail – check.

I could go on an on but, people like you prefer to get stuck in traffic in a vehicle when a bridge goes up.

Anonymous
3 years ago

🙂 people like me? Calm down champ. I walk as much as possible and do take the mover – I’m simply stating that when there’s another 80+ stories added to this corner, the traffic impact will be immense and needs to be addressed prior especially since that particular area is severely affected by the bridge.

Polo
3 years ago

There should be a height limit of 5-story in that location.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hey Polo, why don’t you stay over there on southbeach and mind your affairs there.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hey dude, you’re the one that need to calm down. You’re the one not making sense when complaining about traffic and bridges and then say you “walk as much as possible and do take the mover.” What you’re basically telling us is that any kind of traffic problem in that area doesn’t bother you because you know how to beat it. If you figured out a way to beat it, others will figure out the same thing to.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Actually buddy I’m not saying that at all because there’s plenty of people who either can’t walk or use the mover based on their commutes, or rather drive especially in the summer. Of course I would rather have less cars and congestion, but that area in particular is extremely vulnerable to it and the city planners are too eager to rubber stamp all these buildings, which I am all for as I love seeing the city grow up, but the roads are simply inadequate for this type of growth.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Sorry buddy, things are not proposed and built because of your opinion. Take a chill-pill and sit back and relax, okay.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yes you are sorry…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Better than being lame.

anonymous
3 years ago

I take the metromover to everything or I walk. Love it… It is what city living is all about. I rarely use my car.

Anonymous
3 years ago

If redeveloping the Downtown Distributor isn’t happening, we at least deserve this tower. I hope it’s not another flip like “18” (the Brickell Burger King and strip mall site).

Anonymous
3 years ago

Tibor Hollo… someone stole the Panorama plans

Anonymous
3 years ago

… and improved on them.

The Mayor
3 years ago

Approved!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Ugly! Miami needs cathedral like buildings with steeples and spires reaching towards the sky. The skyline of Miami, while pretty, is mostly squares and rectangles with flat tops or minor deviations from it. The Miami skyline looks as if a giant saw went through and cut off all the tops of the buildings. Architects and Developers: please look at NYC, Dubai and other cities with cutting edge architecture for inspiration. ??

BDub
3 years ago

Most of the NYC steeple and spire buildings (Woolworth, Empire State, Chhrysler) are from the 30s and prior. After WWII International Style buildings with flat roofs were standard until the AT&T (which became Sony) building in 1984 with its Chippendale top. Although there is some variety, a lot of more recent buildings there still have a flat roof with maybe a spire/antenna on top.
I’d like to see more creativity on top too. However, the top floors are the highest value per square foot, and developers want to maximize that, so we’re likely to see a lot more rectangular topped buildings.

Anonymous
3 years ago

“Ugly! Miami needs cathedral like buildings with steeples and spires reaching towards the sky.”

So you’re saying Miami shouldn’t strive to have it’s own identity, no, Miami should strive to look like other cities, especially some of those in Europe.

Really, where do some of you people come from?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Nice mix…….

Anonymous
3 years ago

I hate to be the bearer of bad news… and I know this is gonna get down voted… but the Metromover is not really accessible easily here… there’s only one entrance to the station and it’s on 1st, so you’d have to circle the block to get to this building since there’s no sidewalk under the Distributor really…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Incorrect, you can enter the Miami tower via its north entrance and take the escalators up to the Metro mover. No need to walk around the block.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Thanks, whoever you are. What this idiot should really say is “I love being the bearer of inaccurate news.”

Anonymous
3 years ago

Any updates on SkyRise?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yeah, you’re the only one worried about that piece of crap.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’ll give an idea to everyone fighting back and forth about more cars driving in/out of downtown vs using Metrorail/Metromover:
Why not create a parking garage near/next to another Metrorail/Metromover station so you can have your additional parking away from all the congested downtown areas such as the daily nightmare on 2nd & 2nd? Maybe create a parking lot by Govnt Center or Overtown Metrorail stations (maybe too close for comfort) or by Metromover School Board (extreme North) or Financial District (extreme South) stations? Disclaimer: Don’t shoot the messenger! I’m only giving a general idea…

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’ve been saying this for years already. Build a few parking garages/lots next/near these stations JUST on the out skirts of Downtown and let everyone commute in for a short distance

Anonymous
3 years ago

parking pedestal hating comment in 5, 4, 3, 2…

The Mayor
3 years ago

…1 553 parking spaces!! Aaaarrrrhhh

Anonymous
3 years ago

But the area of the pedestal on this one is not much bigger than the tower base, and it’s less than one space per residential unit.
You gotta let this one go, hon.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Grrrr… I wanna say something negative about it, but I can’t!!!

Anonymous
3 years ago

5,432 is the exact amount of parking spaces too

Anonymous
3 years ago

great scale

anonymous
3 years ago

What a beauty!!!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Looks fantastic. Great for that area. Build it. Obscures Miami Tower but oh well.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m just trying to figure out the hotel brand suitable for this beaut… St. Regis, Park Hyatt, Shangri-La, or maybe the Viceroy will return. eitherway this is too massive for just condos.