1350 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

El Patio Apartments

Construction date: documented 1930*

Current name:

The Mediterranean Mansion


(none recorded)


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

Historical Summary:

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'.


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 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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