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 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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