Miami Beach’s Most Insane Adaptive Use Condo Project is Done

The Ritz-Carlton Residences is one of the most complicated and interesting adaptive use projects to ever come to Miami Beach. A radical transformation of an old and decrepit hospital into some very impressive new housing, it’s finally finished.

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Famed Interior Designer Jean-Louis Deniot Sells Fab Midcentury Pad on Flamingo Drive for $7.5M

Jean-Louis Deniot, an internationally known interior designer who has been listed on Architectural Digest’s list of the world’s one hundred best interior designers and architects, just sold his renovated mid-century rancher on Miami Beach’s Flamingo Drive for $7.5M. Mr. Deniot has worked on a few local projects in Miami, including the interiors of the Elysee condo tower, which is currently under construction in Edgewater.

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Miami Beach’s Most Insane Adaptive Use Project is Almost Done

The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach, designed by starchitect Piero Lissoni, is finally nearing completion after years of work. Compare these photos to where the project was last December. The Ritz is very unusual for a luxury, contemporary condo tower, and considering the building itself already existed, has taken quite a while from original announcement to completion. That’s because of its unusual complexity, and the sheer amount of work it takes to convert a gigantic hospital into a luxury condominium development.

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Check Out This Drone Construction Video of The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach

I’ve written lots about this project at various publications over the years. It’s interesting from various angles but my favorite aspect is its radical adaptive use from hospital—the old Miami Heart Institute—to a luxury residential project. (despite that, the publicists are trying to play down the hospital angle, for obvious reasons.) Construction is almost complete. Check out a recent drone video, via the Ritz, after the jump.

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