The Mediterranean Mansion
Charles S. Knapp
Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival.
Symmetrical facade designs; Picturesque courtyard between two symmetrical Mediterranean Revival buildings; Clay barrel tile roof; Wrought iron gate and other ornamentation; Rough stucco walls; Arches and arched doors
Original building on site was a garage apartment constructed in 1922, which now sits at the rear of the property. In 1930, two duplexes were added - 40' x 71' x 25'.
Designated at National level
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 2-story domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1930. The building is two rectangular buildings with courtyard between in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a center gable roof clad in replacement clay barrel tile. Windows are replacement aluminum sliding. No porch. Property is accessed through an arch centered between the two buildings on the west side of Collins Avenue; Arch entryway is blocked by a wrought-iron gate that leads directly into the center of the property. There is a two-story, front, extension addition. Two Duplexes: 40' x 71' x 25' (Carlos B. Schoeppl, architect).
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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