1255 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Islander Apartments

Construction date: documented 1965*

Current name:

Islander Apartments

Architect:

Richardson and Ginocchio

Builder:

Everglades Development Corporation

Style:

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:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 10-story domestic building in the Other style built in 1965. 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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