1450 Brickell

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1450 Brickell
1450 Brickell reflection.jpg
1450 Brickell, with the Four Seasons Hotel Miami reflected on the side.
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location 1450 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida, United States
Coordinates 25°45′33″N 80°11′33″W / 25.75914°N 80.19261°W / 25.75914; -80.19261Coordinates: 25°45′33″N 80°11′33″W / 25.75914°N 80.19261°W / 25.75914; -80.19261
Construction started August 2006
Completed January 2010
Opening 2010
Roof 540 ft (165 m)
Technical details
Floor count 35
Design and construction
Architect Nichols, Brosch, Wurst, Wolfe & Associates, Inc
Developer Rilea Group
Structural engineer DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Main contractor Coastal Construction Group, Inc.

1450 Brickell, is an all-office skyscraper in the City of Miami, Florida, United States. It is 540 feet (165 m) tall with 35 floors. It is adjacent to One Broadway in Downtown Miami's southern Brickell Financial District. The building is located on the corner of Brickell Avenue and Broadway. The architect is Nichols, Brosch, Wurst, Wolfe & Associates, Inc. The building contains more than 580,000 square feet (54,000 m2) of office space. The project is one of several new office buildings to open in Downtown Miami.

A view of 1450 Brickell from the rear

Energy efficiency[edit]

1450 Brickell is Miami's first LEED Gold office building.[1] Hill York, a mechanical contractor, built the utiliVisor system in the building to continuously commission the building's HVAC systems.[2][3]

Hurricane resistance[edit]

At the time of completion, 1450 Brickell incorporated the strongest curtainwall window system of any commercial building in the nation. The entire 35-story glass curtainwall system is designed for large-missile impact (hurricane resistance), even though Miami-Dade County only requires glass in the first 30 feet of a building to be large-missile impact-resistant.[4] DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineering firm for the project.[5]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Real Estate Channel (2 September 2010). "1450 Brickell beomces Miami's First LEED Gold Office Building". 
  2. ^ MSCA Star (April 2010). "Hill York Unveils First LEED Gold New Construction Building". 
  3. ^ "1450 Brickell - DeSimone". www.de-simone.com. Retrieved 2015-12-16. 
  4. ^ http://www.enclos.com/project/1450_brickell/
  5. ^ "1450 Brickell - DeSimone". www.de-simone.com. Retrieved 2015-12-16. 

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