832 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Azora Apartments

Construction date: documented 1923*

Architect:

Bert Coralies

Builder:

Bert Coralies

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco.

Symmetrical tripartite primary (east) elevation; Stepped ziggurat parapet roofline; Vertical racing stripes in bas relief along central bay; Fluted protruding rectangle at apex and center of central bay

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

Bert Coralies (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, 3-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1923. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. No porch. Primary entryway is centered on the east elevation up three low-lying steps; Flanked on either side with glass block. There is a two-story, rear, extension addition. 39' x 58' x 25' two story addition of 8 apartment units.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.