Downtown Miami

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.

Paramount Miami Worldcenter Nearing Completion - Photos & Video

Paramount Miami Worldcenter

Paramount Miami Worldcenter

The 60 story Paramount Miami Worldcenter in Downtown Miami is nearing completion as the final push until opening is being done.

The luxury pool deck is close to be finished as the pool is filled with water and cabanas are built. Paramount Miami Worldcenter will have 513 residential units.

A year ago, the building was on the 54th floor and close to top off. Construction started going vertical November 2017.

This is what the 27 acre Miami Worldcenter looked liked over 3 years ago.

Previous construction photos of Paramount Miami Worldcenter can be viewed here.

Paramount Miami Worldcenter Video 4K - July 2019

One Thousand Museum Receives TCO

One Thousand Museum

One Thousand Museum

One Thousand Museum has officially received TCO (Temporary Certificate of Occupancy) and closings are now underway.

The Zaha Hadid Designed tower topped off last year in February 2018 at 709 feet and both cranes were removed November 2018. Construction started going vertical at the end of 2016.

Previous construction photos of One Thousand Museum can be viewed here.

Groundbreaking Begins At 400 Biscayne In Downtown Miami

400 Biscayne

400 Biscayne

Groundbreaking has begun on the 49 story 400 Biscayne in Downtown Miami.

Developed by Property Markets Group and Greybrook Realty Partners. the site was purchased for $53.6 million in July 2017.

400 Biscayne will have 714 rental units, 3,000 square feet of retail, 48,000 square feet of office space and a 25,000 square foot church to be occupied by the First United Methodist Church.

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.

ParkLine Towers At Virgin MiamiCentral Construction Photos

ParkLine Towers at Virgin MiamiCentral

ParkLine Towers at Virgin MiamiCentral

The two towers at ParkLine Towers at Virgin MiamiCentral are getting closer to completion since the South Tower topped off in February at 33 stories and the North Tower topped off in September 2018 at 30 stories.

A year ago, construction was beginning on the skybridge connecting the two towers. In November 2017, the North Tower started to go vertical.

Previous construction photos of the ParkLine Towers can be viewed here.

Brickell Flatiron Getting Closer To Completion

Brickell Flatiron

Brickell Flatiron

The 64 story Brickell Flatiron is getting closer to completion since both cranes have been removed from the building showing the curves on the East side.

A year ago, construction reached the 42nd floor, and the building topped off in February.

The Luis Revuelta designed tower is scheduled to open this Summer.

Previous construction photos of Brickell Flatiron can be viewed here.