An imposing open-air construction of concrete and glass, the new parking and retail space at 1111 Lincoln Road is described by architect Jacques Herzog as pure Miami Beach – “all muscle without cloth.” The design firm of Herzog & de Meuron are putting the final touches on their impressive, sculptural facility as the first retail tenants open their doors along the new water garden and public meeting space between Alton Road and Lenox Avenue.
Retailers Journelle Lingerie, Nespresso Cafe, Y-3, MAC Cosmetics and Taschen Books are already debuting their first season on South Beach. Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack and a number of upscale retailers are preparing for the second stage of the project launch later this year.
The 1111 building encompasses 40,000 square feet of street level retail space including three restaurants. A unique, glass-enclosed shop is also planned for the fifth floor. The rest of the complex provides much-needed parking for the busy pedestrian mall including the 18 Theater Regal South Beach Cinema just across the street. Topping things off, a rooftop restaurant with panoramic ocean, bay and city views should provide a dazzling finish to the impressive project. Event planners are already clamoring for access to the 25,000 square foot meeting space on the building’s top floor.
1111 Lincoln represents the collaborative efforts of these renowned architects, South Florida landscape artist Raymond Jungles and artists and designers who were charged with creating a completely singular shopping, dining, residential and parking experience that could stand alone as the western gateway to the famous mall.