Pier Sixty-Six to open waterfront entertainment venue at 17th St. Causeway

A rendering of the new waterfront space

A rendering of the new waterfront space

By Brittany Wallman

An empty space along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway will be filled in with music, entertainment and activity every day of the year, under a newly approved Pier 66 South proposal.

On the south side of the 17th Street Causeway, site of the former Sails Marina, developer Tavistock Development Co. will build a one-story, 5,000-square-foot, air-conditioned building with an indoor-outdoor bar and seating.

City commissioners voted Tuesday night to allow the five-year, temporary and ongoing special event. Longer term, Tavistock plans a major redevelopment there and a renovation of the iconic Pier 66 Hotel & Marina on the north side of the 17th Street Causeway.

View from the water

View from the water

At the new waterfront venue, visitors might find yoga, happy hours, brunches, farmers markets, artistic displays or musical performances, a Tavistock memo says. The zone might be reserved for a wedding or birthday party. Food trucks will rotate every few weeks or months.

The property, at 2150 SE 17th St., can be accessed by foot, car or boat.

Read the full Sun Sentinel article HERE.

See additional renderings HERE.

Karlee Kunkle