After revealing its inaugural Fort Lauderdale undertaking late final 12 months, New York Metropolis–primarily based design and structure studio ODA is again with a have a look at its second undertaking within the coastal Floridan metropolis: a large mixed-use undertaking with a duo of sculptural, 43-story residential towers and greater than 11,000 sq. toes of devoted business house for eating places and retail on the bottom flooring of the constructing’s nine-story podium.
ODA will function design architect of the 1.5 million gross-square-foot improvement whereas additionally designing the constructing’s interiors and panorama, the latter of which incorporates a big city plaza linked to a double-height colonnade ringing the constructing. The prominently sited nook plaza is supposed to behave as a “catalyst for public exercise,” per a press launch from the agency.
Situated at 300 NE third Avenue in downtown Fort Lauderdale on the southern fringe of the artsy and redevelopment-ripe erstwhile industrial neighborhood of Flager Village, the Reliable Equities–developed undertaking, dubbed Ombelle, will add 1,100 rental items to housing-starved southeastern Florida, and with no scarcity of luxurious, condo-esque facilities in addition: on faucet are an al fresco bar with chef’s kitchen, recreation room, shared backyard, personal eating room and slew of well being and wellness services together with a health club, spa, spin room, and dance and yoga studios. And since that is Florida, Ombelle will characteristic not one however two swimming swimming pools accessible to residents: an infinity pool and a lushly landscaped pool that will likely be steps away from a piece lounge.
“We wish to set up a high-end, condo-like expertise for renters,” defined Isaac Schlesinger, head of Reliable Equities, in an announcement. “Our 75,000-square-foot amenity deck will likely be a renter’s dream. We’re aiming to deliver a product to the market that doesn’t exist as we speak.”
Ombelle is comparable in measurement and scope to the ODA-helmed 300 West Broward, which additionally encompasses a pair of residential high-rises, albeit ones that connect with type an elongated, 0-shaped void between them. That improvement, which is about to be Fort Lauderdale’s tallest tower(s) at 558-feet when accomplished, additionally options ground-level retail, myriad facilities, and a sheltered public plaza tucked into the underside of the rostrum. (At the moment, the tallest tower on the Fort Lauderdale skyline is the 455-foot Icon Las Olas; it was accomplished in 2017 with a design by Sieger Suarez Architects, a Miami agency that’s no stranger to tall Florida towers.)
Each of ODA’s forthcoming Fort Lauderdale buildings additionally characteristic personal balconies aplenty, with Ombelle’s facade being made up of a “delicate exoskeleton with an outer shell of terraces and balconies various in depth, size and density to create a sense of particular person id between houses.”
“We’re thrilled to be a part of Fort Lauderdale’s transformation into a sturdy forward-thinking metropolis and worldwide vacation spot,” mentioned Eran Chen, founder and government director of ODA. “With the fastidiously thought-out masterplan that’s being applied, the town is embracing change.”
“ODA’s design has all the time pushed boundaries, usually blurring the road between indoor and outside, structure and artwork, constructing and panorama,” added Chen. “There’s nowhere higher to be pushing this boundary than Flagler Village—one of many trendiest neighborhoods with an enthralling mix of youth, neighborhood, artwork and tradition. From the fantastically landscaped public plaza that carves into the nook of the positioning, to the staggered outside balconies that create distinctive sky gardens for every residence, Ombelle celebrates this thrilling new chapter of design within the metropolis.”
As reported by the Industrial Observer, Brooklyn-based Reliable Equities filed for approval with the town earlier this month and plans to interrupt floor later this 12 months. It acquired the Flager Village-adjacent 1.9-acre improvement website late final 12 months for $27 million.