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TBT - Baru Urbano Torn Down To Make Way For Brickell Flatiron

The Former Site of Baru Urbano

TBT (March 17, 2015) - 4 years ago the restaurant Baru Urbano was demolished on what is now the site of Brickell Flatiron.

Brickell Flatiron topped off last month and is expected to be completed this Summer.

Since announcing the project almost a year ago, Baru Urbano has been demolished to prepare for the construction of Brickell Flatiron. 

One third of the units have already been reserved and approval of a height of 700 feet has been submitted to the FAA, according to The Next Miami. 

For a look at the sales center click here.

Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale Construction Updates

Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale

Construction has started on the 22 story Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale as foundation work continues before a future foundation pour.

The project will have 90 residential units and 130 hotel rooms. Residences will span from 780 to 6,000 square feet.

The building is being developed by Fort Partners and designed by Kobi Karp who also collaborated on The Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel and Residences in Surfside.

Construction on the Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

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.

Brickell Flatiron Construction Updates

The Top of Brickell Flatiron

The Top of Brickell Flatiron

Since topping off in February, the top of Brickell Flatiron is taking shape where the rooftop will have a pool, spa, yoga studio, gym and other amenities.

A year ago, construction reached the 28th floor and two years ago, construction was starting to go vertical.

Brickell Flatiron is expected to be completed this Summer.

Previous construction photos of Brickell Flatiron can be viewed here.

One Park Grove Tops Off

One Park Grove

One Park Grove

The Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu of OMA designed One Park Grove has topped off in Coconut Grove at 24 stories. When we last looked at the project in December, the building was on the 15th floor.

One Park Grove is the last tower in the 5.2 acre Park Grove complex. The other towers, the Club Residences and Two Park Grove opened in the Fall 2018.

One Park Grove is being built on the site of the old Coconut Grove Bank building and is expected to be completed before the end of 2019.

Previous construction photos of One Park Grove can be viewed here.

Plans For 32 Story Krystal II Submitted For Downtown Miami

Krystal II Rendering

The Krystal Tower site, located at 530 NW First Court in Downtown Miami is planning to be revamped as the 32 story Krystal II, according to Miami Today.

The site was sold in January for $8.5 million to BH Investments.

The original Krystal Tower was under construction in 2006 and supposed to be a 35 story condo with 153 residential units, but never got finished and remained a vacant 4 story shell for 13 years.

Krystall II will be 32 stories with 154 residential units, 79,180 square feet of office space and 4,440 square feet of retail space.

TBT - The Progression Of Brickell City Centre In Photos

TBT (February 17, 2015) - The photos below show the progression of Brickell City Centre and the Brickell area starting in 2012 until 2015. Brickell City Centre was eventually completed by the end of 2016, changing the Brickell skyline.

Over the course of three years, the landscape of Brickell has changed dramatically with the rise of Brickell City Centre by Swire Properties. On what was once mostly vacant land now sits three tall towers over three city blocks - with more growth on the way. 

In the photos below, you can get a glimpse of the construction of Brickell City Centre from a Southwest view with RISE and REACH Brickell City Centre seen very prominently. 

Photos of Brickell City Centre progression from South Miami Ave. can be seen here.

Photos of Brickell City Centre progression from the 8th. St. Metromover can be seen here.