Aims To Open This Summer
If there’s one thing we don’t have in Fort Lauderdale, it’s a downtown rooftop bar—but it looks like that’ll be changing soon.
Next month The Restaurant People will begin construction on the aptly named Rooftop, a bar-slash-restaurant eight stories above Las Olas Boulevard.
It will occupy a 4,000-square-foot roof on top of the new KO Lawyers building at the corner of Las Olas and Andrews Avenue. Still-being-developed menu items will be brought up from a kitchen on the ground floor.
The design will feel like a chic resort patio, with planters of bamboo and a vine-covered trellis running over a long retro-look bar. Couches and lounge chairs will cover an area that blends turf, tile and outdoor rugs. It’ll be part…