As of Yesterday, One Unit Had Closed at Centro

As of Yesterday, One Unit Had Closed at Centro

July 26, 2016by Sean McCaughan
Photo by Lucas Lechuga.

According to The Next Miami, as of yesterday, one unit had closed at Newgard Development Group’s Centro, in Downtown Miami. The condo in question is Apartment 2502, a 2-bedroom. Residents have begun moving in, but unsurprisingly because that’s just h…

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STK Rebel Opens at the ME by Melia Hotel This Friday

STK Rebel Opens at the ME by Melia Hotel This Friday

July 26, 2016by Sean McCaughan

We’ve been following along with the progress of the new ME by Melia Hotel and STK Rebel restaurant, both of which are opening at the Marquis Residences, a few blocks up Biscayne Boulevard from the Miami Condo Investments offices. The hotel has pretty much opened (although it may technically still be in some kind of soft opening phase) while …

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Ideal Coconut Grove Classic, With Coral Rock Wall, is Looking for $2.35 Million

Ideal Coconut Grove Classic, With Coral Rock Wall, is Looking for $2.35 Million

July 26, 2016by Sean McCaughan

The sale listing for this classic old Coconut Grove casbah describes it as ‘Coconut Grove in all its glory,’ which is just about right. Listed for $2.35 million, the historic Mediterranean Revival castillo comes with a half acre of jungly grove land, 3,750 square feet of living space, and really tastefully updated interiors throughout. Do check…

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Go Have Lunch at the Historic S & S Diner While it Still Exists

Go Have Lunch at the Historic S & S Diner While it Still Exists

July 25, 2016by Sean McCaughan
Photos by Sean McCaughan.

These are uncertain times for one of Miami’s most historic dining establishments, the art deco S & S Diner on North Miami Avenue and 17th Street, across from the old Miami City Cemetery. Due to a lease dispute with the property’s new owners t…

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40% Sold, Rather Tacky Edgewater Condo Tower ‘Spark’ to Break Ground This Fall

40% Sold, Rather Tacky Edgewater Condo Tower ‘Spark’ to Break Ground This Fall

July 25, 2016by Sean McCaughan

A condo tower called Spark, by a developer called Spider (where do they get these names?) is gearing up for a fall groundbreaking at 533 NE 34th Street, with 40 percent of its 56 condos already sold. This is according to the Real Deal, which also says “construction would begin by the end of the year.” So, that’s like a window of, what, four mo…

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Zaha May be Gone, but She Lives on in the Construction of One Thousand Museum, by Now Showing Off Its Spectacular Curves

Zaha May be Gone, but She Lives on in the Construction of One Thousand Museum, by Now Showing Off Its Spectacular Curves

July 22, 2016by Sean McCaughan

One Thousand Museum, designed by the recently deceased grande dame of architecture herself Zaha Hadid, has already reached the fifteenth floor, as multiple news sources have announced. These photos are from the project’s Facebook page, which also links to plenty of those articles. That r…

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Delicate Modern House by the Designers of Stuart Miller’s Gigantic Star Island Supervillain Lair Mansions Asks $12.49M

Delicate Modern House by the Designers of Stuart Miller’s Gigantic Star Island Supervillain Lair Mansions Asks $12.49M

July 22, 2016by Sean McCaughan

Whatever other buildings they’ve done, whether good or bad, Domo Architecture is a little notorious on Miami’s architecture scene for designing some absolutely ridiculous homes on Star Island for Lennar development mogul Stuart Miller. This includes the latest and biggest, a 70,000 square foot (yes 70,000) pile of sinuous concrete forms wrappin…

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