1255 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Islander Apartments

Construction date: documented 1965*

Current name:

Islander Apartments


Richardson and Ginocchio


Everglades Development Corporation


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other.

Unique symmetrical facade designs on each side of the building; Individual balconies for each apartment unit; Building raised up one story to allow for parking spaces; Communal area at first floor level


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:

Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 10-story domestic building in the Other style built in 1965. The building is cross in plan. The structural system is reinforced concrete. The foundation is concrete pile. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum sliding. No porch; Individual balconies for each apartment unit. Primary entryway is access through a private gate along the east elevation and is not open to the public.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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