834 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Casa Grande Apartments

Construction date: 1923*

Current name:

Casa Grande Apartments

Architect:

August Geiger

Builder:

George M. Fowler

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival.

Clay barrel tile roof; Rough exterior stucco walls; False balconies at third floor level; Carved stonework balustrade

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

H.L. Belcher (original)

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 4-story, 5-bay domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1923. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip with center gable roof. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Porch at first level is distinguished by the large stone-carved balustrade that outlines it; Porch extends only across east elevation There is a four-story, side, extension addition. 840 Ocean Drive built as an extension to this property

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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