929 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

929 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1934*

Architect:

L. Murray Dixon

Builder:

Jesse P. Montz

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival, Vernacular.

Symmetrical primary facade; Arch above central window at second floor level; Clay barrel tile roof; Decorative quoins at northwest and southwest corners; Rough stucco walls Dormer entryways on south elevation

Significant Owner(s):

L. Yolles (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 Mediterranean Revival style with Vernacular influences built in 1934. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a center gable roof clad in replacement clay barrel tile. No porch. Primary public entryway is centered on the west elevation up four low stairs; Private entryways into individual units are behind a wrought-iron gate to the south of the west elevation, with doorways located on the south elevation. There is a two-story, upper rear, extension addition. 33'2" x 39'10" addition at second floor level (Architect: L. Murray Dixon, Builder: L&H Miller Co.).

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.