Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 155
Design inspiration for Park
Grove came from Florida's
by OMA, headed by Pritzker Prize-winning
architect Rem Koolhaas. "Park Grove is a
stunning mixed-use property designed by
a team of world-renowned architects, planners and developers," the company says.
"It spans five acres in the heart of historic
downtown Coconut Grove and features
three 'peanut-shaped' high-rise towers
overlooking Biscayne Bay."
Construction on the 275-unit project began in 2015 and is being developed by Terra
Group and The Related Group. Inspiration
for Park Grove came from "Florida's barrier
islands ideally stacked one on top to resemble the vertical shape of Coconut Palm Trees
to this striking façade," according to reports.
Park Grove allows daylight into the units
while benefiting from the areas lush greenery and cool breezes from Biscayne Bay.
The 1.124-million-square-foot contemporary condominium complex features
estate-style penthouses and airy residences
enriched by modern Meyer Davis Studio interiors, glass walls and expansive
balconies that offer views of the glistening
Amenities include pools and pool decks
- including one on the rooftop of the Club
Residence - a signature spa, sauna and
steam rooms, indoor and outdoor yoga,
a 28-seat private screening room, private
dining and a wine tasting room with private storage.
Landscape architect Enzo Enea designed
a two-acre sculpture park and created
serene landscapes and private gardens to
extend the luxury over five outdoor acres.
Coconut Grove's Park Grove sits bayfront
and is walking distance from the Dinner
Key Marina, Monty's Raw Bar, the CocoWalk
shops, restaurants and Kennedy Park.
Park Grove's three-tower complex will
also house a 5,000-square-foot restaurant
by James Beard Award-winning chef and
cookbook author Michael Schwartz, who is
also the owner of The Genuine Hospitality
Group. Schwartz's restaurant in Park Grove
overlooks Tigertail Avenue and will feature
freshly made food.
Schwartz's has been described as being
the ultimate neighborhood restaurant. The
bohemian, rustic restaurant will offer his
signature open-air concept so guests can
have a clear view into the kitchen. This de-
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