The area at the
opening was painted bright yellow, a huge red
corkscrew style staircase was added, a jacuzzi
for the tenants was inserted, and to
top it all
off a large palm tree was thrown into the mix
for good measure.What started off as being just another typical
Miami piece of architecture;
quickly turned into
the new standard of living for Miami.
The outside appearance of Atlantis Condominiums
is not the only thing that brings in high paying
The 300 feet long building was only
divided into 6 condo units per floor. This
allows for very spacious living quarters and
magnificent views all around.
The condominiums were considered the essence of
luxury living at that time. Even the hit series
Miami Vice (on air for five seasons 1984-1989)
featured the Atlantis Condominiums in their
opening credits. This started the rush to become
a tenant in the new high rise.
Since rocketing this condominium structure into
the spot light, Arquitectonica has built 38 more
high rise/skyscrapers in the U.S. The largest is
being constructed at the present time, the
This latest structure of Arquitectonica is
scheduled for completion this year and boasts an
impressive 63 floors. It is said that initial
prices for these units
will begin at $600
thousand and range to the astronomical price of
over $7 million. Its price tag is worthwhile as
each unit either has a bayside view or a
view of downtown Miami.
Arquitectonica truly paved the way for
architecture in Miami after the completion of
the Atlantis Condominiums.
They are cited for
breathing the life back into architecture in the