Miami Skyline

Miami skyline boasts the tallest skyscrapers, which have added a high status, prosperity and prestige to Miami. Miami has giant trade and international foreign business, so it requires the magnificent tall towers to set up the commercial offices. For stunning beaches and warm weather, huge foreign tourists come to enjoy in Miami. So tallest luxury hotels are developed for tourist’s luxury stay. These tallest high-rise commercial buildings make the Miami skyline a spectacular landmark.

Situated in the sub-tropical state of Florida, USA, Miami is now recognized as a fabulous City. Drawing over 15 million visitors a year, Miami knows how to please you with its sparkling beaches, vibrant neighborhoods, and beguiling skyline. And speaking of the skyline, Miami is proud to have the country’s third-tallest one with over 300 high-raised structures under its belt. Dating back to 1912 with the completion of the six-storied Burdine’s Department Store, and to 1925 with the rise of the Freedom Tower, Miami skyline has grown to come in ranking right after NYC and Chicago since then. The Miami skyline, either from the Bayfront Park or from atop the skyscrapers, is visually brilliant and also has complemented the city’s economy greatly over the decades. The art-deco architecture, the celebration of Latin culture, and the everlasting youthful nightlife of the city makes Miami one of the top tourism hubs in the states. Tourism is the number one industry in Greater Miami, as the money spent by visitors on shopping and Miami beach hotels generates hefty taxes that are reinvested in developing the city. The Miami skyscrapers play their own unique role in tourism, and hence in its economy.

High-Rise Commercial Buildings :

The Miami skyline silhouette is intricately sketched with steel-cladded and glassed skyscrapers such as the Panorama Tower, which at 868ft is the tallest tower in the city and Florida. However this was only built in 2017. It was the prosperous commercial days of the 1980s that led to the development of Miami’s skyline, some of which are also part of Miami’s top attractions. Moreover, the 100 Biscayne Tower (358ft), One Biscayne Tower (492ft), the Miami Tower (625ft) and the Southeast Financial Centre (764ft) are amongst those that still remain prominent as of present and add equal value to both Miami’s skyline and its economy as well. Further adding to the cityscape’s splendor was the epic boom during the first 10 years of the new millennium, which was the accomplishment of 53 buildings over 200ft height. For example the Four Seasons Hotel (798ft), One Miami Towers (over 400ft), Vizcayne (over 530ft) and the Icon Towers (600ft). Each of these condos, hotels and office skyscrapers reflect the Miami sky-view during the day and sparkle up the Miami skyline at night. All these high-rises make one of the many factors that highlights Miami as the third richest city in the USA. Alongside tourists, numerous travelers visit here on business purposes, also to simultaneously enjoy the lavish hospitalities provided by these commercial buildings. Many of these towers have high-tech office facilities and spaces perfect for hosting conferences, business events and international meetings. As a consequence of successfully attracting national and foreign investors year-round, the Miami economy has been greatly benefitted.

At 764ft high, built in 1984, it stands at 200 South Biscayne Boulevard. In January 2010, this composite structure was certified with LEED Gold award; the first and only office structure in Miami to receive such honor. The tower has two parts: office tower (55 floors) and parking annex (15 floors). It also comprises of retail shopping and banking hall, and even hearths the famed Downtown Athletic Club and the deluxe Miami City Club. The tower highlights Miami’s skyline to the point where it can be admired from as far as the Fort Lauderdale city. Some of the notable banks, investment and law firms who are tenants here are DLA Piper, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo and White & Case.

 One Thousand Museum Tower :

This skyscraper is an ultra-luxury condo structure with an exoskeleton.

This 700ft high tower has 83 units and the most expensive apartments costing up to US$49 million. As an epitome of luxury, it offers breathtaking views across Miami and hosts a two-storied aquatic centre, sky lounge, multimedia theater, and the city’s first private helicopter pad. However, the building’s most impressive feature is its winding frame. Not only does the exoskeleton allow increased interior space, but it also adds high degree of overall rigidity to the tower. Giving off the Zaha Hadid aesthetic, One Thousand Museum attracts locals and visitors alike, and is definitely a modern infrastructural icon of Florida.

Paramount Miami Worldcentre :

Paramount Miami Worldcentre is a condominium tower with 60 floors located in the Miami Worldcentre complex.

It’s a 700ft high residential tower and is the 6th tallest skyscraper in Miami. This super lavish tower consists of 569 residential units alongside an extensive deck of amenities. For example, there are sports amenities which include an outdoor football field, two tennis courts, an indoor basketball court, 5 swimming pools with cabanas, and a golf simulator. Furthermore to pamper residents there is a gym with a boxing studio, a spa, a gaming room, a movie theatre, bars and lounges, cafes and much more. There are lush gardens surrounding the building with wide walking pathways, while the rooftop has an observatory deck and a helipad too. The Paramount tower is indeed exemplary of why Miami is referred as ‘America’s city of the future’.

900 Biscayne Bay : 

Situated along the west side of Biscayne Boulevard, the 900 Biscayne Bay is the 8th tallest skyscraper in the Florida’s Magic City.

Built in 2008, it is also Miami’s tallest all-residential tower. This amazing building in northeastern Downtown Miami is the embodiment of the city’s philosophy on sophisticated urbanization and futuristic development. With 65 floors of 516 residential apartments, 800 parking lots, shopping centre, restaurant and open-air café, the skyscraper provides unparalleled views of the Biscayne Bay and Miami Beach. Located near the cruise ships and the American Airlines Arena, this tower is perfect to live in and work at while also relishing life. Such residential buildings aim to provide citizens with the most improved quality lifestyle through the best housing facilities.

Miami Tower :

Located in central Downtown Miami, the Miami Tower is a 47-storied office skyscraper famed for its sumptuous nighttime illuminations and its histrionic three glass tiers.

The tower consists of two distinct structures: a city owned 10-storey parking garage and a 47-storey office tower constructed on the garage’s air rights. This crescent tower hearths some top companies in Miami and provides access to numerous hotel, restaurant and retail options through the onsite Miami Metromover Station. Additionally, its array of amenities features high-tech conference halls and a fitness centre. It’s also the network upon which the Miami horizon is easily decipherable. During the day, the Florida sun shines against the blue glass panels, while at nightfall it’s irradiated with kaleidoscopic colors. What makes it even more unique is that the tower lights change throughout the year respective to the different celebrations. For instance, during Halloween the towers glows in purple, it lights red and green for Christmas, and adorns the colors of the flag for American Independence Day.

Miami Worldcenter :

The Miami Worldcenter is a cosmopolitan development containing more than 28 acres of retail, office, residences, hotels and amenities are unlike anywhere else in Miami.

The Mall in Miami Worldcenter is the most convenient location on the busiest roads in the most desired location in Miami. There’s about 600,000 sqft of convention space and 1800 luxury hotel rooms at the Marriot Hotel and Convention Center. And connecting these two are the 7th Street Promenade, a lively corridor of restaurants, shops, entertainment and residential towers providing authentic Miami scene where the nightlife is different every time. It has been proposed that a new residential skyscraper called the Miami World Center Signature Tower will soon be established and will rise to a maximum of 749ft. Various structures with exemplary housing segments and comfy hotels form a dynamic municipal neighborhood at the core of the new center of Miami. Hence, all day long locals and visitors flock the area for experiencing every kind of pleasure that it has to offer.

Tallest Hotels :

Miami’s hotels rank among the bests in the world. The tallest of all hotels in the city is the 70-storied Four Seasons Hotel and Tower. It’s a luxurious 5-star hotel standing tall and proud at Brickell Avenue since 2003. It used to be the tallest skyscraper for 14 years before the Panorama Tower bypassed it in 2017. The Epic Residences and Hotel (601ft) comes second in height, followed by Viceroy Miami and Intercontinental Miami hotels. Along with many of the other exclusive hotels and resorts, these play a major role in attracting tourists in Miami.

Four Seasons Hotel and Tower :

The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower is the tallest one among hotels and 2nd tallest among all the skyscrapers in the city, standing at 798ft high in Brickell.

This heart of Downtown Miami is also marked as the 81st tallest in the USA. Its entrance lobby features an 80ft tall waterfall. The walls here are fawn, floors are covered in warm-toned marble, and decorations are in the shades of green and blue. From the large glassed windows of most suits, the Atlantic Ocean can be gazed at and admired. Its rooftop pool terrace is surrounded by natural palm trees that refreshes the ambience. With its fine outpost dining serving modern cuts and seafood, it is indeed the most lavish and expensive hotel in Miami.

Rooftop Restaurants :

There are numerous outdoor dining scattered throughout the city; rooftop restaurants are like an added blessing.

Each of these Miami skyline restaurants provide with the most soaring and pleasing views of the Magic City. Their menus also don’t stand second to the skyline, and hence why they are usually the talk of the town. To enjoy the Miami beach skyline with the candy-colored sunsets and feel the flowing breeze at South Beach while enjoying a luxurious cuisines made by the best chef prodigies, the Juvia at Lincoln Road and the Watr at 1 Hotel South Beach are the ideal places. From Sugar’s, which is at the 40th floor of the East Miami Hotel, the extravagant skyline of Downtown Miami is definitely worth admiring with every bite of their special sushi rolls and lettuce wraps. But for a short business meeting over the skyline with sea-food and cocktails, Area 31 at the top of Epic Hotel is undeniably perfect. There are many more of such restaurants offering impeccable views of the cityscape and the beaches all throughout Miami. None of these fail to attract locals and visitors alike to treat them with immeasurable delights of food and drinks. Therefore having immense impact on Miami’s business and economy.

The Miami city and its skyline know how to please the visitors. With luxurious hospitality and vast leisure offerings, there’s no doubt that even a 24-hour stay in this Magic City will be worth every second and penny.