Miami Beach has approved plans for a luxury condo just east of 41st Street after the developer reduced the height by more than a third.
The Miami Beach City Commission has approved Mast Capital’s plan to develop the 2.3-acre site at 4000 Alton Road into a luxury condo with maximum height of 85 feet and 175 units. The city’s planning board last summer rejected plans for at 140-foot tower at the site because of its proximity to a single-family neighborhood.
The site — once home to a Howard Johnson’s restaurant — is located near the eastern end of the Julia Tuttle Causeway adjacent to Talmudic University. It is just steps away from 41st Street offices and eateries — including neighborhood favorite Bagel Time — and St. Patrick’s School and Catholic Church. Mt. Sinai Medical Center is just across Alton Road.
Mast bought the bulk of the property more