601 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Collins Hotel

Construction date: documented 1924*

Architect:

(none recorded)

Builder:

J.C. Gaffney

Style:

Collins avenue hotel, Mediterranean Revival.

Symmetrical facade design with corner door as center of design; Faux balcony at second floor level corner entry with wrought-iron railing; Arched entryway; Rough stucco walls; Clay barrel tile roof; Low-relief pilasters with finely carved bases

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

N. B. T. Roney (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 2-story domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1924. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. No porch. Cut-corner entry on the northeast corner of Collins Avenue and 6th street; Doorway with thin fixed rectangular window above and arched frame around that; Arch ornamented in relief blocks. There is a two-story, rear, extension addition. Two-story extension on the east side complements, but does not copy, original design.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.