500,600,700 Block

Broken Promises – Developers have failed us so the community is doing something about it. Timeline of non-development, see below.




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The Waves – A seven story structure with two levels of underground parking to includes retail and rental apartments from 5th Street to 7th Street.


50 Story Tower – After the original Waves plan was approved, the developer proposed instead a 50 story tower surrounded by green space (see bottom picture). The tower was denied by the city.











The Vitri 2003 – Blast from the past, remember the Vitri Condominium? This was a low intensity project approved for the 500 block. Some units were sold during per-construction but this project went bust shortly after it was introduced.












Alley Given to Developer, 2005 – City vacates 6,000 SF alley in exchange for easement for pump stations and a pedestrian walkway over 5th Street. Resolution 2013-28343.Resolution 2005-25869















Historic 5th Ave, 1958 – The tall white building on the bay is the old Floridian Hotel which was demolished in 1987.