Video: NBWW Shows Off Completed 462-Unit Monarc At Met 3

Architecture firm NBWW has posted a video of their newly completed Monarc at Met 3.

In the video, an unnamed narrator states that the tower was a “great opportunity.”  Everyone entering downtown Miami stops for at least 30 seconds looking at Met 3, he said, since the I-95 ramps stop in front of the project.

Zom and MDM developed the 462-unit project, which includes a Whole Foods at the base.

The project has been chosen a finalist in ULI’s 2017 Vision Awards for Project of the Year. The 2017 Vision Awards will be held on September 7, 2017 next door at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami at Met 2.

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

Hands down, one of the ugliest buildings in Downtown.

Jesus
3 years ago

Shame the original version wasn’t built.

Marc305
3 years ago

I wouldn’t say it is the ugliest, just average and a bit boring much like this video. The main problem and the biggest complaint from people who live there is getting in and out of the parking garage. As all of us who live in this area know that the bridge is always up which causes massive back ups through out the day.

Scarface
3 years ago

The architect should be ashamed to call Monarch his project. Yes, everyone stops for three seconds and says who built this piece of shit!!??

Anonymous
3 years ago

Terrible video

Mando
3 years ago

Toured the building recently. Over 150 units are vacant. The female leasing agent was rude and not very welcoming. I’m hoping it wasn’t based on predjudice. To be fair, amenities are amazing and the lobby is stunningly beautiful. The actual apartments are bland, small and seemingly designed for residets to relax in the communal space. With all the new inventory coming into the market including Panorama they were offering a month free concessions and some fee waivers. The building should switch the leasing staff if they want to actually fill the building with tenants. Kyle, the other leasing agent at Monarc seemed considerably nicer and more welcoming. Monarc, at your price point people want more than a grocery store downstairs – great service and good people are equally important!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Waste

bitg
3 years ago

honest truth here: it’s not completely ugly, but it’s not a thing of beauty either. what it is is a building that’s more befitting of west brickell than the actual smack-in-the-middle CBD… other buildings will get built around this, and it’s contrasting inferior design (to the area) and low height will make it standout even more (in a bad way)…

i see this building last ~30 years before it gets demolished for an even more upscale condo tower or mixed used condo/hotel/office tower… perhaps even taller than the current buildings that are set to go up and max out at 1049, since maybe in the future, the ceiling height will be increased ever so much by the FAA.

Anonymous
3 years ago

You mean like what was supposed to be built here before the economy crashed? When the time comes, hopefully the economy isn’t like 2008, because we’d be stuck with another squat box or parking lot.

Anonymous
3 years ago

What a waste of the land I wish a nice, tall, iconic tower could have been built there.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I saw the video and at the end just for just a quick second, I thought it said – 2017 ugly building of the year”. Lol. I swear. Haha.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Wasted potential and cheapened architecture, considering what was first proposed. The same with Met Square. Compare them with Met 1 and 2 from the 2000s boom. Sad!

Anonymous
3 years ago

I like it.. love the Whole Foods downstairs and free parking.

Anonymous
3 years ago

It is ok……. average building