Ritz Carlton Condo Tower Proposed In South Beach, Designed By Kobi Karp

The owners of the Ritz Carlton and Sagamore in South Beach have submitted plans to build a 200-foot residential condo tower.

The new residential tower will be built cantilevered over an existing 4-story cabana at the Ritz Carlton hotel in South Beach. The tower will also partially sit on the Sagamore property next door, where a 1990s building will be demolished.

In a letter, the developers said the new tower will have 50 condo units with Ritz Carlton branding.

The Sagamore hotel tower will also be given Ritz Carlton branding and incorporated into the existing Ritz property next door, the letter said. A third floor pedestrian bridge between the two properties is part of the plans.

A gut demolition of the Sagamore is also planned, which will increase rooms to larger more luxurious sizes, but reduce room count from 103 to approximately 60.

There will also be other renovations at the existing Ritz Carlton to allow for a more unified operation with the Sagamore.

Kobi Karp is the architect of record for the new tower and renovations.

 

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

They should build a metrorail station here.

Anonymous
1 month ago

One is proposed. They’re just waiting for mana to complete some demo of the sidewalk so they can then proceed with a study to see if rapid bus transit would be better

Anonymous
1 month ago

I thought it was the Metromover that was being extended to South Beach

Anonymous
1 month ago

Neither. A monorail, which is better than Metromover, speed and capacity wise, expect when Metrorail can exceed those variables and be one less transfer, “that would make too much sense.”

Anonymous
1 month ago

Its truly amazing how these Metromover and Metrorail cheerleaders dont actually understand what they are.

Anonymous
1 month ago

So you’re saying that in the late 1960’s and all through the 70’s, the people that conceived of those system were just buffoons?

Anonymous
1 month ago

And waiting, and waiting…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hopefully more Art Deco styled buildings get added to south beach with a modern twist. Would be great to see the area filled to the brim with these buildings.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Except looking at this proposed Kobi Krap box, it’s not one of them. It doesn’t even complement the 1950s MiMo DiLido Hotel.

Azarius
1 month ago

This is a great project and I like how they are merging the two properties together. Kinda put me in the mind of The Fountainbleu hotel. Either love the rooms are getting bigger

Anonymous
1 month ago

Great project. So much negative news on South Beach last couple of years. Quality projects and a real police/security presence will help us turn the corner.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wow south Beach is having good amount of projects. Amazing architecture

Anonymous
1 month ago

They could have unlimited but they keep putting restrictions and ruining south beach

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hardly looks like “restrictions” are what’s ruining South Beach. Try again.

Anonymous
1 month ago

restrictions? Such as what? Give us any clue to what you are talking about?
Size limits ? – that doesn’t ruin
Height limits? – that doesn’t ruin
Parking space requirements – that doesn’t ruin

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yawn

Anonymous
1 month ago

Approve

Anonymous
1 month ago

Niiiiice I hope this is a sign the city is cleaning up Miami Beach!

Anonymous
1 month ago

It really is

Anonymous
1 month ago

Shadow studies are important. The beach is an important asset and late afternoon shadows from tall buildings will reduce usability. Please ensure the impact of height is properly considered. Density and great buildings can be achieved without excessive height. Thanks

Anonymous
1 month ago

exactly. nothing like owning a 3 or 4 story building with a nice side yard and pool. Then someone buys the same size building beside it and replaces with a 12 story building and poof, no sun light in your yard or pool..

Anonymous
1 month ago

How much money changed hands to get the go ahead to build in this historically designated area.

Anonymous
1 month ago

maybe all buildings should be built in the deco 1950’s style to preserve the historic district. ?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nice, quality project that will add elegance and pride to Miami’s gem.

Anonymous
1 month ago

mmh..it is too tall. It brings too much shade on the beach. Maybe I’m wrong.

Does anybody know something regarding the Delano Hotel renovation? When will they begin with the renovations?