751 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

751 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1952*


Gilbert M. Fein


Val Sokoloff


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern.

Asymmetrical facades; Open walkways on south elevation connects individual apartment units

Open to the public:

Yes.   *Note: only the first floor level retail shop is open to the public


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 2-bay domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1952. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum fixed. Principal windows on Collins Avenue facade are fixed and used as display windows for the retail shop inside; Other private windows along other elevations service individual apartment units. No porch. Primary private entryway is on the southernmost side of the west elevation, through a private access only gate that leads to the open-air walkway connecting individual apartment units; Primary public entryway is on the northernmost part of the west elevation through a singular glass door that services the retail shop on the first floor level.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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