Tallest Buildings in Miami

The tallest buildings located in Miami, Florida most of which are residential skyscrapers and hotels.

These are the tallest buildings in Miami, Florida. All of these buildings are over 630 feet in height and the two tallest buildings in the city are among the tallest 70 buildings in the United States.

In recent times Miami has undergone a boom in construction and that includes the skyscrapers in the city. Only one of the tallest buildings in Miami was built prior to 2000. There are dozens of tall skyscrapers and hotels in the planning stages for Miami but after the recent economic downturn it is uncertain how many of those building will ever be built.

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1) Four Seasons Hotel Miami - 789 feet

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The Four Seasons Hotel Miami is the tallest building in Miami and in the state of Florida and the 51st tallest building in the United States at a height of 789 feet. Located at 1441 Brickell Avenue the 70 story Four Seasons Hotel Miami was built from 2000-2003 and contains a Four Seasons Hotel as well as luxury condominium units, office space and retail establishments.

2) Wachovia Financial Center - 764 feet

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At 764 feet the Wachovia Financial Center skyscraper is the 2nd tallest building in Miami and the state of Florida and the 64th tallest building in the United States. Located at 200 South Biscayne Boulevard the 55 story Wachovia Financial Center was built from 1981-1984 and is the only skyscraper on this list that was built prior to 2000. Located downtown near the best hotels in Miami the Wachovia Financial Center stands on ground formerly occupied by The Hotel Royal Palm.

3) Marquis Miami - 700 feet

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Located at 1100 Biscayne Boulevard the Marquis Miami is the 3rd tallest building in Miami and the state of Florida. Built from 2006-2008 the 67 story Marquis Miami is a luxury residential skyscraper with a hotel in its lower floors. Units in the building range from 1,600 square feet to 7,500 square feet for penthouse suites and opening prices ranged from $600,000 to $7 million plus.

4) 900 Biscayne Bay - 650 feet

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900 Biscayne Bay is the 4th tallest building in Miami and in the state of Florida at 650 feet in height. Built from 2005-2007 the 63 floor 900 Biscayne Bay skyscraper is located along the Biscayne Wall which is a series of skyscrapers located along Biscayne Bay on Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami. 900 Biscayne Bay is a residential skyscraper with 516 condominium units and penthouse suites on the top floors ranging in price from $400,000 to $3 million.

5) Wells Fargo Center - 647 feet

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Also known as the Met 2 Financial Center the 647 foot high Wells Fargo Center is located at 333 Avenue of the Americas and is the 5th tallest building in Miami and in Florida. Built from 2006-2009 the 46 floor Wells Fargo Center or Met 2 Financial Center is adjacent to the Marriott Marquis Hotel which is part of the complex. NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is involved in the ownership of Met 2.

6) Mint Tower at Riverfront - 631 feet

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The Mint Tower is located at 350 South Miami Avenue and is the tallest building in the Riverfront West Complex on the banks of the Miami River. At 631 feet in height the 55 story Mint Tower is the 6th tallest building in Miami and in the state of Florida. Built from 2006-2008 the Mint Tower is a residential building with condo units and will be connected to retail malls and stores and the Miami Riverwalk when the entire Riverfront West Complex is completed.

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Sources:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_Miami

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