Symphony Park Hotel Proposed In South Beach, Designed By French Architect

Sobe Center, LLC has filed plans to demolish and replace a South Beach Citibank with a hotel designed by French architect Rudy Ricciotti.

The proposal includes 150 hotel rooms, with 122 mechanical parking spaces. There will also be ground floor retail and restaurant, and a rooftop pool, bar and restaurant.

New World Symphony and Soundscape Park are across the street, with Lincoln Road a block away. On the opposite corners are the Temple Emanu-El synagogue, Jackie Gleason Theater, and Convention Center.

A variance to allow the building height of eight stories (instead of seven permitted) and 83 feet (instead of 80 permitted) will be needed. Other variances including setback requirements will be needed.

Miami Beach’s Planning Board will review the proposal on June 26 since it exceeds 50,000 square feet and uses mechanical parking.

Jacques Chahine’s Credus I Corporation is listed as a 50% partner, with the other half managed by Ronald and Richard Finvarb.

Previously150-Room Hotel Planned Near Lincoln Road

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Anonymous
3 years ago

Beautiful

Anonymous
3 years ago

Do it!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Maybe grant the height variance in return for closing the curb cut on Washington.

Also, I’d look at better hiding the parking. The screening screams “parking garage.”

Anonymous
3 years ago

Incredible, asking for a variance of just one story and it seems like Miami Beach has to call for a meeting and vote of Congress to approve it.

Anonymous
3 years ago

They could have built within the zoning code.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Explain…..

TheBigP
3 years ago

I think it will complement the New World Soundscape Park across the street. The Washington side of Collins is basically low/mid-rise.

It does have a stubby look due to ten long-lateral design. But just right when in the park.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Better than what is there now.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Room 607 gets no balcony.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Weird………

Anonymous
3 years ago

Agree, they should build a Spanish revival townhouses complex.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I don’t hate the architecture, but it seems too squat. If only more height was allowed, maybe via TDR from landmarks. This isn’t bloody Paris, and it’s not going to turn into Dubai.

Anonymous
3 years ago

What’s with you height people? Stay on the mainland.

Anonymous
3 years ago

What’s with you short people? Stay on the farm.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yeah
Really

ILoveMiami
3 years ago

Lol. The world is full of critics.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Funny when there’s tall buildings literally a couple blocks away. The building is a blob unless the height is increased or massing is broken up.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Are you from the gateway asshole alliance??

Anonymous
3 years ago

ugly

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
3 years ago

Its a beautiful building! Stawp it…

Anonymous
3 years ago

LMAO

suomynona
3 years ago

I agree. Nothing remarkable – whatsoever – about it.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hotel architecture should be remarkable?

Suomynona
3 years ago

Nobody said that.

But the people calling it “beautiful” are full of carp*.