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Elysee Reaches 28th Floor Of Construction

Elysee Construction

Elysee Construction

Elysee continues to rise quickly in Edgewater as the 57 story tower reaches the 28th floor of construction.

When we last looked at the building in December 2018, construction was on the 19th floor and the first glass was being installed. Elysee started going vertical in June 2018 after the foundation pour.

The parking garage is now starting to go vertical on the West side of the building.

Elysee is expected to be completed 2020.

Previous construction photos of Elysee can be viewed here.

The Optimum Getting Closer To Completion

The Optimum in Coconut Grove

The Optimum in Coconut Grove

The 5 story The Optimum in Coconut Grove is getting closer to completion since we last looked at the project in October 2018.

Located at 3480 Main Hwy, The Optimum is next to the abandoned Coconut Grove Playhouse and the restaurant Greenstreet.

The building started going vertical December 2017 and topped off June 2018.

Mr. C Hotel Coconut Grove Nearly Completed

Mr. C Hotel Coconut Grove

Mr. C Hotel Coconut Grove

The Mr. C Hotel Coconut Grove is almost completed and getting ready to open in March.

Construction began on the hotel in August 2017 and topped off December 2017.

The hotel will have a rooftop pool overlooking Biscayne Bay along with a ballroom space on the 5th floor. A Bellini restaurant will also open in the hotel March 15th.

Previous construction photos of the Mr. C Hotel Coconut Grove can be viewed here.

TBT - Rise Brickell City Centre Tops Off Today

Rise Brickell City Centre Topped Off

TBT (January 30, 2015) - 4 years ago Rise Brickell City Centre topped off after the East Hotel and Reach Brickell City Centre would eventually top off in March 2015. Brickell City Centre would eventually be completed by November 2016.

Photos of Brickell City Centre since the start of construction can be viewed here.

Since The East Hotel topped off in December, Rise Brickell City Centre is the second of the three towers to top off.

The 390 unit residential condo will have units that vary from 980 square feet to 3,200 square feet.

The balconies and windows are being installed on the lower portion of the condo.

Reach Brickell City Centre will be next condo to top off and that should happen by the end of February.

More photos of Brickell City Centre can be seen here.

Construction Photos Of The 52 Story Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach

Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach

Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach

Since topping off in November 2018, the Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach is taking shape as the top of the 52 story building now has the step-case curves of the penthouses.

Construction began on the building June 2016 and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Previous construction photos of the Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach can be viewed here.

TBT - PortMiami Tunnel at Night Photos

PortMiami Tunnel at Night

TBT (May 26, 2014) - In May 2014, the PortMiami Tunnel opened for business after costing $1 billion to complete. The tunnel was built from Watson Island to the Port of Miami to give trucks a direct access to the Port and not have to go through the streets of Downtown Miami.

Last week the PortMiami Tunnel had it's opening ceremony, which was dedicated by Gov. Rick Scott. (This can be read here

Recently, the Arquitectonica designed portal entrance has been lit at night with vibrant red lightning on the front and side of the structure which there is no mistaking when driving over the MacArthur Causeway.

The $1 billion PortMiami Tunnel is expected to be open for trucks and traffic sometime this week. Every day that contractors are not finished by the completion date they will be fined $115,000. 

*Update* The PortMiami Tunnel is experiencing delays and won't be open until Mid-June.

Below are photos of the PortMiami portal entrance at night.

First Glass Installed At The 57 Story Elysee Miami

Elysee Miami Construction

Elysee Miami Construction

The first glass has been installed on the 57 story Elysee in Edgewater as construction reaches the 19th floor.

A year ago, construction was just starting on the site and at the beginning of October, construction was just reaching the 8th floor.

The Arquitectonica designed building will have only 100 units and is expected to be completed in 2020.

Previous construction photos Elysee can be viewed here.