1428 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Julie Apartments

Construction date: documented 1949*

Current name:

Island House


A. Herbert Mathes


King Construction Company


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco.

Symmetrical tripartite facade design; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Continuous eyebrow at first floor level rounded at corners and wraps around northeast/southeast building corners; Vertical racing stripes protrude on central bay; Corner windows at second floor level; Horizontal banding at cornice

Open to the public:


Significant Owner(s):

M. Bauman (original)


Status of Historic Designation:

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, 3-bay hotel in the Art Deco style built in 1949. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls. Windows are replacement aluminum jalousie. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Recessed full-span porch stretches across east elevation; Raised three steps from ground level; Little applied ornamentation; Simple aluminum railing. Primary entryway is centered on the east elevation, directly across from the porch entry; Double doors framed in coral stone.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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