Brickell Flatiron, the luxury condo tower in Brickell which is shaped somewhat like the famous Flatiron Building in New York, was completed in October of last year, but just received its art collection, which graces its lobby and public spaces.
Imagine moving into your beautiful new apartment in a building tricked out with all sorts of plush amenities in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Sure, moving would be a nightmare, and you wouldn't be able to use any of those amenities or common areas for an unspecified amount of time, per pandemic rules, but at least you'd have a brand new pad to quarantine in, right?
Coronavirus may be raging over all our heads, but the world must go on in some way, and interesting properties are still coming on the market, including this adorable--and restored--historic cottage in South Coconut Grove, built in 1915. The wooden house at 4286 S Douglas Road hit the market yesterday, for $1.499 million.
Few women have had as large of an impact on the growth of Miami since our city's founding mother, Julia Tuttle. However, Alicia Cervera is one of those women. I recently interviewed her and her family for the Miami Herald. Check out that interview, here.
Art Wynwood, the premier winter contemporary art fair produced by Art Miami, will return for its ninth edition at Herald Plaza on Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. The fair will open on Thursday, February 13th with a VIP Preview benefitting the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) before opening to the public over Presidents Day Weekend - Friday, February 14th through Monday, February 17th, 2020. Over 50 international galleries presenting world-class blue chip, modern and contemporary artwork will be on view.
Way back in 2012 on Curbed Miami, I wrote about this baronial med revival palazzo located in the gated compound of Hughes Cove, named after one-time owner Howard Hughes, with views looking over a private harbor to Biscayne Bay. The real estate market was emerging from the doldrums of the Great Recession, the house--built in 2003--was listed for $13 million, and things were looking up.
The Fairchild Coconut Grove, the boutique luxury building in Coconut Grove designed by Max Strang, is racing toward completion, as can be seen in new construction photos. and is 80% sold out, with over $80 million in sales and 5 units remaining, according to brokerage One Sotheby's.
At One Thousand Museum, Dame Zaha Hadid's Downtown Miami tower and the poster-child of Miami's starchitect-designed condo towers, only two of the building's gargantuan 10,000 square foot full-floor units appear to be on the market. And only one of those two has spectacular photography, despite being sold as more-or-less as a white box, for the buyer to do what they will with. That's unit 5701. (The other one, if you're curious, is 5901)
I recently wrote this piece for the Miami Herald. In the last real estate cycle, condo buildings by big name architects or avant-garde designers were big business in Miami. Now that the real estate market has softened, the big question was whether this would last. It turns out it will. Read more at the Miami Herald.
Kenneth Treister, one of Miami's most iconic architects, helped define the subtropical modernist postwar look of many of Miami's more jungly neighborhoods around Miami. The interior of the Golden Girls set, for example, is reminiscent of a design by Treister or his compatriot Alfred Browning Parker. The living room practically screamed "Kenneth Treister!"