1059 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

1059 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1959*


Robert M. Nordin


Jack Whitman


Commercial, Miami Modern.

Asymmetrical facade designs; Open catwalks connecting various retail shops (mainly along north elevation); Large masonry walls on north elevation; Roman brick as veneer on west elevation.

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Historical Summary:

Harry Tuttle, son of Miami founder Julia Tuttle, originally had a residence on this site. The house was demolished but its rear garage still stands facing 11th street.


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 commercial building in the Miami Modern style built in 1959. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are brick and stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum fixed. No porch, but there is a slightly wider walkway along the north elevation at the first floor elevation. No one primary entryway; Separate entryways along north and west elevation for different retail shops.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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