The Future Of Miami’s Baywalk: Aria Reserve To Host Panel

Aria Reserve and developer Melo Group are set to host a panel to discuss the vision and implementation of Miami’s Baywalk.

Commissioner Ken Russell will be in attendance, along with Carlos Melo and Martín Melo of Melo Group.

A livestream of the event will be available on Facebook on August 18 at 7PM.

Aria Reserve is currently under construction, and will add 550 linear feet to the Miami Baywalk upon completion.

When complete, Aria Reserve will also be the tallest twin-tower waterfront development in the U.S., the developer has said.

 

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anonymous
1 month ago

they need to add shade trees not palm trees so people actually use it

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’ll be shaded half of the day because of the towers. Also, looking at the planting space, there might not be enough room to plant shade trees (root issues).

Lechozo
1 month ago

Also, palms are resilient to storm winds. Not many trees are.

Lechozo
1 month ago

Florida pines would be the native option, yet they are not shade trees either.

anonymous
1 month ago

Do any of the commenters here actually live near this area? I can tell you most of the buildings along the bay are way more than half full and Pace Park is always packed with people no matter the time of day or the outside temp. It also has an awesome neighborhood feel and I know a lot of the people there including their families and pets and they know mine. It is a very livable, walkable and friendly area. There is already a place in the park to rent out Kayaks that you can take in the bay and they are always adding activities (new courts, dog park, children’s play area) . This additional bay walk will only further enhance this area. When they extended the baywalk behind the Doubletree to Pace Park just that simple connection added tons more people and life to that back area.

Downtowner
1 month ago

I couldn’t agree with you more. I’ve lived in Edgewater for 11 years, and I’ve enjoyed watching it evolve into a true city neighborhood. I’m looking forward to being here for the completion of the Baywalk, the 395 bridge, the “Underdeck,” and more housing and commerce.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Totally agree. Moved from Brickell to N. Bayshore last year and we are loving the neighborhood and lively feel of this area. A connected baywalk is looooong overdue; it will most definitely improve the neighborhood even more.

Name*
1 month ago

I think you’re thinking of Sunny Isles!

As good as it gets
1 month ago

Aria Reserve will be a great addition to Edgewater. This area will look amazing with these twin towers.

alcoholic anon.
1 month ago

nuh bruh…enuff half full towers….

anony
1 month ago

keep sucking that Melo D…

Anonymous
1 month ago

A free and unimpeded sidewalk along the Miami River and Biscayne Bay is a collective right that must override that of the occasional old building that extends to the shore. In those few cases, the city should appropriate this small strip of land and indemnify the building.

Lord Humongous
1 month ago

relax comrade, maybe they can offer incentives to the property owners?

Lenny
1 month ago

Correct…and they do.

Lenny
1 month ago

“Collective right” to wide sidewalks through someone elses property??
That does not exist in The Bill of Rights.

Millions of people in Miami fled that collective thinking when Fidel figured that the collective would be better off with an individual’s property and/or business.

Yungwun
1 month ago

Viva Fidel for stripping land and property from former slave owning beneficiary families who carried on practices of racism from their spainiard forefathers against the black and brown Cubans. Stolen land taken back and given back to benefit the masses of people who had labor and life stolen from them to develop it How evil huh

Anonymous
1 month ago

Oh fuck off, Lenny. Not everything is about the Cubans, as much as they want it to be.

MM305
1 month ago

They could do that through eminent domain… just would cost a lot to do so.

anonymous
1 month ago

Still shouldn’t block view corridors from the public rights of way.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The view is flanked by blocks of parking garages and maybe some sad retail space here and there anyway.

Trick daddy dollars
1 month ago

We get it palm trees are cool. How about other trees?

Melo is sigma and Chad
1 month ago

Of course hard chargers like Melo are leading the way

Bob
1 month ago

Gurl! 🙄

Anonymous
1 month ago

GORL

Anonymous
1 month ago

All I wanna know is, when are the E11even Towers gonna commence construction?

Volvoshine
1 month ago

Tower 1 is very much in progress

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hmmm… okay.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They haven’t even poured the foundation

anony
1 month ago

There’s lots of work to the construction process before the foundation is poured.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Didn’t say there wasn’t. Just noted that they have not yet even laid the foundation.

Mb resident
1 month ago

What are the odds there are ever docks for public access to the water for swimming, kayak launch, etc. I have yet to see it anywhere except for at boat ramps. This is common in waterfront communities throughout the rest of the country. It raises the property value of everything nearby. Not that expensive to do. But we cannot seem to figure it out in miami whatsoever.

anony
1 month ago

you don’t want to be swimming in the water this close to the bay.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Have you seen the water? You’re welcome to swim there if you want, but most of us will pass.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Because Miami doesn’t invest in it’s public on the same scale other cities do. Even our train station is a private development. Look at the state of our public library – it’s an embarrassment. Grand federal buildings like the Dyer Fed Building and Old Courthouse are sold off to the highest bidder, instead of becoming City Hall, a public library, or literally anything public.

Miami’s track record has always been to invest in tourism over their own citizens. You can see the examples everywhere. Anything that’s nice is private.

Lenny
1 month ago

Get your browser on a copy of the National Register. Then CTRL+F, “Johnson’s Seagrass”.

Somewhere around page 18,653 the Federal Government outlines why we can’t have nice things on the seawall in Edgewater.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Maybe they can add a couple studies to the panel while they’re at it. I’ll bet anything that Miami will be underwater before any of these other things ever happen:
1) A perfectly connected baywalk of any significant length
2) Any sort of train-based connection between downtown Miami and Miami Beach. Guaranteed that there will only every be buses to take you across that even though citizens have wanted this for decades
3) Affordable Housing lol

Anon
1 month ago

give it a month, the whole thing will reek of dog piss

Anonymous
1 month ago

Edgewater is not pretty and two more cereal boxes will not fix that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“cereal boxes… ” I see that a lot, if not from you, then people who make that comment like you.

From now on, I’m going to name you the – “Dunce Cap Architect.”