clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Nike Flagship on Lincoln Road Could Have a Rooftop Basketball Court

Curbed Miami
Curbed Miami

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Nike wants to build a basketball court and jogging track atop of a proposed flagship on Lincoln Road. The store would take over the corner that currently houses Pottery Barn and William Sonoma, which leads to further speculation about the proposed rumor that Pottery Barn could be moving into the former lanes of Lucky Strike.

According to Curbed Miami, the new Nike store would have two full levels of retail and a third level with a rooftop sports deck. According to the renderings, the exterior would look kind of like the Gap store down the block (it's designed by the same architecture firm), with a grand curved corner, glassy details, and a modern facade. Well, except for the proposed multicolored LED lights on the outside, which kind of reminds you of Times Square...

The whole design of the building is set to go before the Miami Beach Historic Preservation board, because although the current location of Pottery Barn is an historic replica, the whole road is made up of mainstream stores housed in historic buildings. As Curbed points out, we're not sure how LED lights fit in.