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 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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