1051 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

1051 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1957*

Architect:

Robert & Len H. Glasser

Builder:

Jack Bernard

Style:

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:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1957. 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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