1021 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Warwick Apartments

Construction date: documented 1937*

Current name:

Essex House

Architect:

Henry Hohauser

Builder:

Masterbuilt Housing Corporation

Style:

Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco, Streamlined Moderne.

Continuous eyebrows rounded at corners; Horizontal banding below windows and at building's corners; Low bas-relief circles and squares on parapet wall.

Open to the public:

Yes.  

 

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 3-story domestic building in the Art Deco style with Streamlined Moderne influences built in 1937. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. No porch. No visible primary entryway from the public right of way; Building is now part of the Essex House hotel and can be accessed through the hotel's primary entryway on the northeast corner of Collins Avenue and 10th street.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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