1228 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
domestic building
Location
Address:
1228 Collins Ave
City:
Miami Beach
County:
Miami-Dade
State/Province/Region:
Florida
Zip/Postal Code:
33139
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
02-3234-008-1050
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
7,000 SQ FT
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
53S / 42E / 34
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Hotel Impala
Current name:
Hotel Impala
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1930-1939
Construction Date Certainty:
documented
Known Construction Date:
1931
Source for Known Construction Date:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
Architect/Designer:
C.B. Schoeppl
Developer:
Builder:
Jesse P. Montz
Significant Owner(s):
David W. Simons Company (original)
Historical Summary:
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
rectangular
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
apartment/multi-unit complex
Style, Primary:
Mediterranean Revival
Style, Secondary:
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Symmetrical tripartite facade design; Wrought-iron fixtures; Rough stucco walls; Recessed central bay at second floor level used as balcony with wrought-iron railing; Low-relief horizontal banding; Clay barrel tile in select places
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
2
Bays:
Structural System:
Concrete Block Stucco
Foundation:
Reinforced Concrete
Basement:
Building Size:
30' x 64'
Square footage/meters:
8,414 (adjusted)
Roof Configuration:
Center gable
Roof Material
replacement
Roof remarks/description:
Eave Type:
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
stucco
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
Principal Windows::
replacement aluminum
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
casements
Window remarks:
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
Chimney Placement 1:
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
Recessed full-span porch along the east elevation; Raised one step from ground level; Coral stone flooring; Rectangular rough-stuccoed columns with two low-relief horizontal bands delimit porch space; Simple wrought-iron railing between low rough-stuccoed posts
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
full-span
Porch Type:
open porch
Porch Roof Shape:
integrated (under the main)
Porch Roof Material:
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
rectangular stuccoed posts on
Porch Piers (lower):
Primary entryway:
Primary entryway is centered on east elevation porch; Large glass double-door framed in dark wood stretches nearly the entire height of the porch
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Multiple Dwelling
Present Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Function remarks:
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
1985
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Rating or Rank
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
C. Embodies distinctive physical characteristics of design, construction, or form.
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance
Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
Secondary structure type
Contributing to primary property?
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
Sympathetic alterations or restoration
General Condition:
Good
Moved or Relocated?:
No
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Date of major alterations:
Nature of alterations:
Additions?:
Yes
Date of major additions:
1940
Addition Height:
two-story
Addition Placement:
rear
Addition Type:
Extension
Nature of additions:
40' x 63' x 25' addition of eight unit apartment building (Gene E. Bayliss, architect(
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
Yes
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Name of Owner:
Owner Mailing Address:
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
2/27/2013
Surveyed By:
Melinda Agron
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Re-survey of the district
Level of Survey:
reconnaissance
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Yes
Name of Previous Survey:
Additional Research Recommended?
No
Other Sources of Information:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
City of Miami Beach Planning Department records
Miami Design Preservation League records
General Remarks:
Custom / Extra Information
Finished Floor Elevation (NAVD88):
Latitude: 25.7833922544560300
Longitude: -80.1312324423278700
UTM: Zone 17R   587105.1465 mE, 2851983.5198 mN
Datum WGS84
Hotel Impala along the west side of the Collins Avenue
Hotel Impala east elevation (view when facing west on Collins Avenue)
Detailed view of the second floor level of the Hotel Impala
Porch along the east elevation of the Hotel Impala
Primary entryway along the east elevation of the Hotel Impala
Flooring and columns on the porch of the Hotel Impala
Entryway for the private areas of the Hotel Impala on the south end of the east elevation

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