Miami’s One Thousand Museum will rise above the ordinary

New Miami skyscraper pulling out all the luxury stops
  • One Thousand Museum, a luxury condo building, is taking shape on Biscayne Blvd.
  • The architect is Zaha Hadid, in a rare North American appearance.
  • The 62-story building's exoskeleton is being fabricated, piece by piece, in Dubai.

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One Thousand Museum By Zaha Hadid is taking shape on Biscayne Boulevard. We already know a few things about One Thousand Museum, the ultra-luxury, 62-story condo building under construction now. ONE Sotheby's International Realty is responsible for sales of the 83 units that will soon comprise the building. That comes out to roughly one or two units per floor. Real estate developers Louis Birdman and Gregg Covin snagged Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, who does not often design buildings on this side of the globe. The project is on the last parcel available in the Biscayne Blvd. district that’s right across from museums, and other retail. The area is just now starting to see increased foot traffic, said Kevin Venger, one of the three developers of the project. “This building is desirable because of a combination of design and location,” he said. “But it’s more location, as it’s the last spot on Biscayne Blvd.” He added that he wa...