7400 Biscayne Blvd. is a contributing structure in the MiMo Biscayne Boulevard Historic District. The building was in disrepair with abandoned interior commercial spaces and roof leaks. It had also been painted flat light grey, obscuring it’s Art Deco features and detailing. The building was purchased as part of a block-purchase deal by a local developer and Beilinson_Gomez Architects PA was tasked with renovating ti for white box retail in compliance with the new district guidelines.
The project was a core & shell project executed on an historic strucure. It included modernization (replacement) of the existing MEP systems, an addition of 2,000 SQ. FT. to maximize allowable lot coverage and restoration of the facade including a new color scheme approved by the Historic Review Board for the city.
Bryce was the Project Manager from the project start through permitting. This included the H.E.P.B. board presentation for historic appropriateness, Construction Documents, consultant coordination and permitting. Bryce worked from historic color photos of the area to determine several color concepts acceptable to the district, and to determine new fenestration options that fit with the historic vernacular.
The core and shell work was completed, and the building is ready for T.I. work.