1020 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

1020 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1949*

Current name:

Part of Fairwind project


L. Murray Dixon


Arkin Construction Company


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern.

Asymmetrical facade design; Continuous eyebrow above first and second floor levels on southeast corner of building; Fluted fixed glass along central mass on east elevation; Terrazzo floor design; Ziggurat parapet roofline.

Significant Owner(s):

Mrs. Ida Pinack (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 2-story domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1949. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. Along the center of the east elevation, materials such as Roman brick, fluted glass and tile are used as exterior materials. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Remaining windows on building are fixed. There is a single-story, recessed open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Porch recessed into south elevation and runs above half the length of the elevation; Up three steps; Simple metal railing; Terrazzo floor design. Primary entryway is slightly off-center, towards the right, on the porch; Double wood-framed door with fixed windows surrounding.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department Records

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