A. H. Mathes
Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern.
Asymmetrical facade design; Horizontal banding at windows by boxing them with low-relief panels that wrap around the building's southeast corner; Corner windows at southeast building corner; Vertical racing stripes created from fluting on the north half of the east elevation, from ground level up to the roofline; Stepped parapet roofline (though not quite ziggurat); "Geneva" neon signage directly above primary entryway; Glass block; Simple terrazzo flooring on the porch and in the lobby
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 2-story domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1952. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. There is a full-span open porch. Protruding full-span porch runs the length of the east elevation; Raised one step from ground level; Simple terrazzo flooring; Any balustrade or railing has been removed. Primary entryway is at the south end of the fluted portion of the east elevation; Single glass door framed with a narrow fixed window to the left and above, and two very large fixed windows to the right.
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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