615 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Miami Beach Center (Clinic)

Construction date: documented 1964*

Current name:

Dade County Health Department Miami Beach Center

Architect:

Alex Lewis

Builder:

Henry De Graff

Style:

Clinic, Other.

Arcaded primary facade with rectangular arches/separations; Marble stone veneer ornamentation at either end of west elevation; Low-relief concentric rectangles on ceiling of covered walkway along west elevation

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

Miami-Dade County

 

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 1-story commercial building in the Other style built in 1964. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco and original marble stone. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement gravel. Windows are aluminum sliding. No porch; Narrow space in front of the building's primary facade (west elevation) is shaded and covered by extending roofline and rectangular arcaded design. Primary entryway is centered on west elevation up a split ramp.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.