952 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

B & M Apartments

Construction date: documented 1958*

Current name:

The Loft Hotel


Gene E. Baylis


Joseph P. Davis


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other.

Unornamented rectangular building; Asymmetrical facades; Roof overhang on south elevation; Open catwalks along south elevation connect apartment units

Open to the public:


Historical Summary:

Gerald J. Spolter (engineer)

Significant Owner(s):

Mrs. Bessie Resnick


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story domestic building in the Other style built in 1958. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement gravel. Flat roof hangs over open catwalks on south elevation. Windows are replacement aluminum sliding. No porch; Long catwalks that extends the entire length of the south elevation with simple cast iron railing. Current primary entryway is on the south end of the east elevation; Cast-iron gate opens up onto ground-level pseudo-catwalk; Immediately past the primary gate to the right is a staircase that leads to the catwalk at the second floor level.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.