FLORIDA – Pool at luxe Brickell condo needs massive repairs, could shut down for a year
CCFJ.NET: Pool at luxe Brickell condo needs massive repairs, could shut down for a year
Alleged construction problems at Icon Brickell mean two-acre swimming deck is in deep trouble
Article Courtesy of The Miami Herald
By Nicholas Nehemas
Published January 19, 2016
Residents of downtown Miami’s largest condo complex may want to jump in one of their three pools before it’s too late — the massive two-acre swimming deck at Icon Brickell is in need of major repairs and could be closed for more than a year.
The terraced deck overlooks Biscayne Bay and offers a football field-sized infinity pool, an 80-person hot tub and a lap pool. Japanese cherry blossom trees shade guests from the sun while a 12-foot outdoor fireplace, life-size chess set and café provide creature comforts.
“The pool is one of the primary draws for the entire complex,” said Peter Zalewski, a local condo market analyst.
Residents at the three-tower complex, where units run from $300,000 to $4 million, are steamed. They say they can’t get a straight answer about when the pool will close and for how long. Read more: