Take A Peek At Downtown Miami’s Future Skyline

Miami’s Downtown Development Authority has released a video that provides a glimpse of what the skyline will look like when the current crop of construction projects have been completed.

The video helps to visualize the massing of Miami’s evolving skyline by showing buildings that are both proposed and under construction. Buildings where construction is underway are represented in blue, while planned and proposed towers are represented in green and purple, respectively.

It doesn’t include every project, and isn’t exact about height. Fast-rising Edgewater is mostly ignored. It also doesn’t show detailed renderings, as Brickell Magazine did last year.

 

Previously: Mag Attempts To Depict What Brickell Skyline Will Look Like In 2020

 

 

 

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Tommy
6 years ago

I know that we aren’t supposed to say the words “global warming” or “sea level rise” in the state of Florida but what is being done to address this issue? You can build all the skyscrapers you like but if they are sitting in feet of water, who cares. I think serious, grown-up conversations need to happen about how Miami (and all at risk costal cities) will deal with salt water intrusion, storm surge, high tide and other rising sea level issues.

Chimene
6 years ago

Shhhhhhhhh Tommy, It’s going to be so much fun!!!! Like Venice!!!! buy way more cool.

john
6 years ago

and long before the waves are lapping at the atriums of these places there will be no fresh water supply and no sewage treatment (unless you count just dumping that sh*t in Biscayne Bay)

Ed
6 years ago

Awful video. DDA should be embarrassed to release something like this. Not very professional and poor “renderings”. They could do something really awesome and spectacular to show the growth of Miami on a global scale but they missed the mark with this.

Anonymous
6 years ago

This is just done as massing studies, its not a promotional video.

I work in this field and the amount of time and effort that a massing study takes is alot especially since most people think its easy.

So honestly you need calm down a bit.

Ed
6 years ago

I’m calm! I think you might have gotten a little offended for no reason and trying to justify the work you do wherever you do it.

Grammar Police
6 years ago

Why the exclamation point then? lol…

Anonymous
6 years ago

Missing a lot of edgewater proposed buildings

Anonymous
6 years ago

This video only made me grove more of a distaste for Skyrise Miami.

Anonymous
6 years ago

And why is that? You dont want the city to grow?

Anonymous
6 years ago

Skyrise does nothing for Miami besides feed a developer’s ego. Its a blight on the skyline and on the edge of a national park.

Grammar Police
6 years ago

Same was said of the Eiffel tower

Simongp
6 years ago

Very nice virtual landscape BUT! I wonder if TRAFFIC is going to be as “la la la la” as the SOUNDTRACK on this video….

JP
6 years ago

The only problem is that there are no decent paying jobs to support the local purchasing of any of these. The fact that this overbuilding was allowed again is just a remainder of how much of a joke Miami politics are. No jobs, no office buildings, no road infrastructure…. this isn’t good.

Leon
6 years ago

Or public transport!

BinBrickell
6 years ago

Several tall office towers were finished in the midst of the recession (2010-2011), including 1450 Brickell Ave, Wells Fargo Center, and Brickell World Plaza and vacancy rates are very low. Brickell City Centre will include 3 new office towers, All Aboard Florida is building a new one, the Panorama tower will include a lot of medical office space, 1 Bayfront Plaza will be mostly office space, and Brickell World Plaza and Miami World center are also planning office towers for their 2nd phases. Please know what you are talking about. Thanks.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Plus there’s plenty of road infrastructure, just far too many cars on them

Obviously
6 years ago

You must remember, parrots usually don’t know what they’re squawking about, they’re normally just repeating what they hear.

Dave
6 years ago

Missing a few of the less high profile projects like the 1000 footer hinted at on here last week and I think a few other western CBD proposals that probably wont get built anyway, I don’t see the giant Riverfront site one either or Edge (maybe they know if wont get built too).

Andrew
6 years ago

Or Houston or LA for number of high rise buildings.

David
3 years ago

Unlike Los Angeles and Houston, Miami is ranked the #3 Biggest city in the United States of America due to my research on SkyscraperCenter.com, but I know what you are trying to say, and I give credit for that.

David
3 years ago

Miami is ranked the #3 biggest city by the amount of skyscrapers and high rises in which I forgot to mention, I apologize for that.

Pablo
6 years ago

Downtown has and sadly, will continue to have more flat tops than a 50’s high school year book.

Anonymous
6 years ago

With as much hatred as Skyrise gets, I think that it really does wonders to the skyline. It really creates a focal point away from all of the flat roofs that downtown has.

Really interesting to see the evolution of the skyline away from the cost as the land gets more scarce.

Jimmy
6 years ago

Watch out New York!!

Gregory
6 years ago

Watch out New York ? We still need to surpass Chicago.

Eddie K.
6 years ago

NYC has far more skyscrapers and highrise projects both under construction and in planning phase. No American city will ever challenge the Big Apple. In fact, except for Chicago(1), there shall be no other “supertalls” built in next 5 to10 years but for the SEVEN in New York. Not even close and gap is widening expotentially. True story.