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10 Tallest High-rise Buildings in Miami Beach 2012

10 Tallest High-rise Buildings in Miami Beach 2012

With all magnificent the high-rises situated around Miami Beach, ever stopped and wondered which one is the tallest? Well, we did. Here is a list ranking the 10 tallest buildings in Miami Beach. These luxury high-rises offer world-class treatment and the best views on Miami Beach.

10. The Setai Hotel and Residences- 386 ft. tall- 38 floors – Constructed in 2004.

The Setai is located at 2001 Collins Avenue. The luxury building doubles as both a hotel and residential condominium. Eight floors and 80 units are dedicated to hotel usage, and the building contains eight units per typical floor. All residences have floor to ceiling windows, and the building’s grand penthouse is 10,000 square feet, and has its own rooftop pool and Jacuzzi.

9. Carillon Residences North Tower- 397 ft. tall- 39 floors – Constructed in 2008.

Also known as the Canyon Ranch North Tower; part of the Canyon Ranch Miami Beach complex. This high-rise is located at 6801 Collins Avenue.  Arquitectonica, the master architectural firm, designed the condominium towers housing one, two and three bedroom and penthouse residences. Residents have access to a 60,000 square-foot Spa & Fitness Center, including a Canyon Ranch Health & Healing Center that will offer preventive medicine and wellness services.

8. Murano at Portofino- 402 ft. tall- 37 floors-- Constructed in 2001.

 The Murano is located at the very tip of South Beach: 1000 South Pointe Drive. The building has three tiers and contains eight units per typical floor. The building contains over 600 linear feet of Biscayne Bay frontage and its outdoor amenities include an outdoor saltwater pool, freshwater pool and spa and two lighted tennis courts.

7. Continuum on South Beach, North Tower- 404 ft. tall- 37 floors— Constructed in 2006.

The Continuum is located at 200 South Point Dr., next to South Pointe Park. It offers resort-style living on 12 acres of the most coveted oceanfront parcel of land. Continuum North Tower also employed “smart” building technology such as in-unit informational LCD displays and high speed internet connections to all individual condominium units. General features include beautiful views, 10 ft. ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and private over-sized balconies.

6. Murano Grande- 407 ft. tall- 37 floors— Constructed in 2003.

The Murano Grande is located at 400 Alton Road. This residential building’s units range in size from 1,400 sq. ft to 3,990 sq. ft. The building has three tiers, rising 25 floors, 31 floors, and 37 floors consecutively. Its amenities include an exercise facility, hospitality room, swimming pool and tennis courts.

5.ICON at South Beach- 423 ft. tall- 42 floors— Constructed in 2004.

The ICON is located at 450 Alton Road. Not to be confused with the Icon Brickell, the building contains two tiers, one rising 35 floors and the other 40 floors. The building is situated on a seven acre site that contains 1,100 linear feet along Biscayne Bay. The building’s Penthouse 2 contains three floors, 7,270 sq. feet and a private rooftop swimming pool. There is nine units per typical floor.

4. Continuum on South Beach- 471ft. tall- 40 floors— Constructed in 2002.  

The Continuum is located at 1000 S. Pointe Dr. Residences have floor to ceiling windows, and the building contains one to three bedroom floor plans. In 2005, the building was deemed “the most exclusive luxury development in Miami Beach” by Exquisite Properties.

3. Portofino Tower- 484 ft. tall- 44 floors—constructed in 1997.

The tallest building completed in the 1990s, Portofino is located at 300 South Pointe Drive, next to South Pointe Park. Portofino is a residential condominium building and also offers rental apartments. Units offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. The tower contains one to four bedroom floor plans. The 29th floor contains the building’s amenities, health spa and gym.

2. Akoya Condominiums – 492 ft. tall- 47 floors—constructed in 2004.

Also known as the White Diamond, The Akoya is located at 6365 Collins Avenue. The building contains one to three bedroom floorplans with eleven units per typical floor. Residences contain floor to ceiling windows and offer panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean and the city skylines. Akoya’s top floor units are 15 feet higher than the penthouses of the Blue and Green Diamond towers, which are structurally taller only because of their decorative pyramid finials.

1. Blue Diamond / Green Diamond – 559 ft. tall- 44 floors—constructed in 2000.

Green Diamond is located at 4775 Collins Avenue, and the Blue Diamond at 4779 Collins Avenue. The approximately 5,600 square-foot stepped pyramid atop the building was engineered by Starnet International Corporation. Located in what’s known as “millionaire’s row”, the Blue and Green Diamond  residences have floor to ceiling windows, with one to three bedroom floor plans. Amenities include 16,000 sq. ft of clubhouse amenities, saunas and steamrooms, whirlpools, fitness equipment, 500 ft. beach and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources:

www.emporis.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_Miami_Beach#cite_note-19

http://www.zilbert.com/canyon_ranch_north_tower/canyon_ranch_north_tower.asp

http://thecontinuumsouthbeachcondos.com/continuum-condo-buyers-information/continuum-north-tower/

http://www.kevintomlinson.com/condos/blue_and_green_diamond

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