736 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

St. George Apartments

Construction date: documented 1921*

Architect:

(None Recorded)

Builder:

Guy Weaver

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Historical Summary:

Symmetrical tripartite facade design; Bas relief wave ornamentation at ground floor level, framing base of windows; Horizontal banding in the form of recessed rectangles below second and third floor level windows; Parapet roofline

Significant Owner(s):

Guy Weaver (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 3-story, 3-bay commercial building in the Art Deco style built in 1921. The structural system is cement blocks. The foundation is concrete block. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum fixed. All windows on the east elevation are fixed windows used as display cases for the retail shop inside. No porch. Primary entryway is directly centered on east elevation; Glass double-door framed by slightly raised rectangular stuccoed wall frame. There is a single-story, upper story, extension addition. 10' x 17' x 10' addition for television room.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.