1051 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

1051 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1957*


Robert & Len H. Glasser


Jack Bernard


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern.

Symmetrical facade design; Long, open balconies connecting apartment efficiency units

Open to the public:

Yes.   Only first floor level retail space is open to the public

Significant Owner(s):

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kanner (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 3-story domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1957. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a built-up roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. Windows at second and third floor levels are primarily jalacy casement, while windows at the first floor level are primarily fixed. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof with round metal posts. Full-span porch recessed into building up four steps from street level; Simple metal railing. Primary entryway is centered on porch; Glass double-door; Fixed display windows along the wall to the left; Low-relief diamond pattern on the wall to the right.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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