Biscayne Bay

TBT - Aerial Over the Old Miami Herald Building (Video)

Miami Herald Building Off Of Biscayne Bay

Miami Herald Building Off Of Biscayne Bay

TBT (July 22, 2014) - 5 years ago demolition began on the old Miami Herald building next to Biscayne Bay.

Built in 1963, the building was finally demolished in March 2015.

After starting demolition on the Miami Herald building in late April 2014, Genting has been slow to demolish the building. 

Genting had plans to build a mega resort on the site, with casinos, hotels, condo and retail, but have not been able to get state approval for a casino.

Below is a video of the Miami Herald Building.

TBT - Frost Museum of Science Construction Progress Photos

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

TBT (June 25, 2014) - 5 years ago the Frost Museum of Science was under construction before it was finally completed in May 2017. Groundbreaking occurred February 2011.

Located in Museum Park along with the Perez Art Museum of Miami, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science broke ground in February 2011.

The 250,000 square foot museum was designed by Grimshaw Architects and will feature outdoor landscape, a 600,000 aquarium, a full dome 3-D planetarium and cafes. Phillip and Patricia Frost generously donated $35 million to the museum in 2011. 

Once completed, the science museum, art museum and museum park are expected to transform Downtown Miami into a cultural arts hub.

Construction is expected to be completed sometime in 2015.

Below are construction progress photos.

TBT - Grove At Grand Bay Tops Off

Grove at Grand Bay in Coconut Grove

TBT (June 23, 2015) - Overlooking Regatta Park in Coconut Grove, 4 years ago the twisting towers of Grove at Grand Bay topped off. The two buildings designed by Bjarke Ingels were eventually completed August 2016.

Grove at Grand Bay has topped off after finally twisting its way to twenty stories. The two towers overlook Biscayne Bay and is across from Regatta Park.

Photos of Grove at Grand Bay at night can be seen here.

Grove at Grand Bay overlooking Biscayne Bay with Downtown Miami in the distance

TBT - Over Miami - Brickell & Brickell Key (Video)

TBT (June 5, 2015) - An aerial video of Brickell and Brickell Key 4 years ago and in that short time the skyline of Miami has changed. Brickell City Centre was under construction and construction was just starting on Brickell Heights, SLS Lux Brickell and Panorama Tower.

TBT - Biscayne Beach Construction Photos

Biscayne Beach

TBT (May 27, 2015) - Biscayne Beach was under construction in Edgewater. Biscayne Beach topped off in May 2016 and was eventually completed April 2017.

Biscayne Beach in Edgewater is starting to take form after starting construction over a year ago. 

According to The Next Miami, over 95% of the units have been sold in condo. 

The condo is located on the edge of Biscayne Bay across from the under construction Paraiso Bay from Related Group.

TBT - Grove At Grand Bay Close To Being Topped Out

Grove at Grand Bay In Coconut Grove

Grove at Grand Bay In Coconut Grove

TBT (February 26, 2015) - Four years ago the under construction Grove at Grand Bay was about to top off at 20 stories in Coconut Grove. The two twisting buildings designed by Bjarke Ingels would eventually officially top off in June 2015. The buildings were completed in August 2016. Construction progress photos of the Grove at Grand Bay can be viewed here.

The Grove at Grand Bay is an architectural marvel located in Coconut Grove, Miami. When you drive into Coconut Grove the two twisting towers immediately catch your eye and are gorgeous to look at. At night is when the towers really come to life and the twisting columns are more pronounced and prominent. 

The two twenty story towers were designed by architect Bjarke Ingels and developed by Terra Group. Both the towers are a floor away from being topped out to their maximum height. 

Previous photos of construction can be seen here.

TBT - Miami Herald Building Almost Demolished

Miami Herald Building Being Demolished

Miami Herald Building Being Demolished

TBT (January 15, 2015) - 4 years ago the Miami Herald building was still under the process of being torn down after initially starting demolition April 2014. The building would be completed demolished in March 2015 and the site is now used to host events such as Art Basel.

After months of slowly dismantling the Miami Herald building and beginning the official demolition in April 2014, the building is almost completely torn down.

The Northern piece of the building is all that remains and should be fully down by the end of January.

So far, there are no plans for construction in the foreseeable future. Getting has been quiet on the since gambling failed to become legalized. The Miami Herald reports that Miami Tomás Regaledo has not heard from Genting in months and they have not submitted any plans.

Since buying the 14 acre site for $236 million there have been speculation that Genting plans to sell the site, especially for the demand of land on the waterfront

An aerial video of the building can be seen here.