Revealed: 70-Story Lighthouse Tower At Mouth Of Miami River

Miami’s most expensive acre could soon be getting a sail-shaped 70-story condo tower with a lighthouse on top.

Developer Riverwalk East Development, LLC revealed the plans at a meeting of the Miami River Commission’s Urban Infill & Greenways Subcommittee last week.

The 817-foot tower is proposed to include 384 residential units and 561 parking spaces. It will be built at 300 Biscayne Boulevard Way, on the former Epic East site.

Condo units will be expensive and luxurious, with features such as private elevators. The company, which is controlled by Argentina’s Cotto family, paid a record $125 million for the 1.25-acre property last year – equating to an average land cost of $326,000 for each of the proposed 384 units (or $115 per foot of proposed residential F.A.R.).

Plans show a lighthouse on the 70th floor. Amenities, including a spa and pool deck, will span level 53 through 55, with penthouse units above. Revuelta Architecture and Argentina’s Bodas Miani Anger are the architects.

The Subcommittee’s Chairman Jim Murley and Ernie Martin recommended approval subject to following conditions:

1) Widen the planned public Riverwalk’s unobstructed “circulation zone” pathway from 12’ to 15’ wide (total public Riverwalk width is 24 feet, of which the actual pathway is a part)

2) Improve the public Riverwalk connections to the east at One Miami, to the west at Epic Phase I, and to Biscayne Blvd Way

3) Utilize the estimated $2 million “public benefits” payment to fund needed public benefit projects located within the impacted Miami River District

 

PreviouslyCondo Tower At Epic East Site Will Break Ground This Year

 


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Anonymous

Thank God Architectonica wasn’t involved in this project! It looks amazing and very iconic. Just what Miami needs.

Anonymous

whoa this rending looks amazing! This is what Miami needs!

Anonymous

wow awesome! BUILD IT!

Anonymous

Cool looking building

snoɯʎuou∀

yes, please.

Anonymous

Looks great! Game changer.

Anonymous

Stunning!

Ricky

Very nice….and at 817-feet ? Yay!!!…Miami once again gets to have nice things.

Anonymous

Perfect for the area. Love it.

MrDreTheOne

Tall and gorgeous

Well done Miami 🙂

Polo

This tower looks like the first Flatiron tower design. Anyway, this is a stunning piece of architecture and will look great in that location. Congratulations to Revueltal and Bocas Miami Anger for a job well done.

Anonymous

nice looking tower

Anonymous

perfect

defamed

Beautiful, and I think the garage at street level looks good too.

Edin

Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!
Miami,Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong…..
Let’s build that metro to MB.

Anonymous

Shut up and build it!

Anonymous

sleek tower

Anonymous

Why not taller?+200′?

Anonymous

This is what should’ve gone up at the Flatiron site

Anonymous

Although the Colombo project is beautiful, the original design was way better and more iconic. I agree with you that it looks like this one. Hope it gets built. Miami needs architecture other than square buildings that Architectonica is so hung up on.

Polo

Correction, Bocas Miami Anger.

Anonymous

If planning authorities don’t approve this thing within 5 minutes, there will be revolution in Miami.

Anonymous

Great to get a building of 364 condos over 2MM each. Average size is huge for this market.
Good luck!!
Particularly with no pool deck of a decent size and horrible drop off design for these amount of units.

Get ready for a traffic nightmare between Zuma and this job.

Anonymous

Why are people always concerned with traffic? This is downtown. Not suburbia. We need density.

Ivan

Better than a big rectangle… but not revolutionary in any way which is what this site needs esp. to sell at a high ppsf.

Anonymous

In looking at the plans its obvious someone designed it without knowing the market. Doubt they will make money with those big units. Great for all the other projects if it happens. It will help sell the rest at their own expense (same as Vinoly’s ONE River Point).

Anonymous

these guys will be ready for a rude awakening: units are TOO big

Anonymous

Dubai much ? lol

Anonymous

The one in Dubai is a lot prettier and architecturally taller.

Anonymous

Dubai sucks. Miami has a much nicer skyline.

Anonymous

It’s obvious you’ve never been to Dubai.

Anonymous

The parking garage is a stark square contrast and dark color to the curved tower instead of curving to the shape of the tower it does not blend well.