953 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Hotel Evans

Construction date: documented 1935*


Henry J. Maloney


O'neill & Orr Construction Company


Collins avenue hotel, Mediterranean Revival.

Archways at ground level; Large arched windows; Clay barrel tile roof; Limited terrazzo floor design; Tile floor design at second floor patio; Two-story rotunda resembling bell tower above 6th floor; Bas relief ornamentation; Entrance loggia

Significant Owner(s):

Isidore Evans (original)


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 6-story domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1935. The building is l in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. Twelve tall Palladian windows. There is a single-story loggia characterized by a none roof. Large patio at the second floor following the L-shaped plan of the building; Unique for large Palladian windows, carved stonework above rectangular arches, Spanish tile floors. Primary entryway is up a grand flight of stairs, on the second-floor patio. There is a two-story, side, extension addition. 38' x 51' x 2-story recreation room.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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