1434 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Razel Apartments

Construction date: documented 1955*


Lester Avery


Elco Builders, Incorporated


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern, Garden Style.

Symmetrical facade design; Unusually angled and design central bay; Apartments access through open-air balconies and catwalks organized a central, open courtyard

Open to the public:



Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story commercial building in the Miami Modern style with Garden Style influences built in 1955. The building is irregular in plan. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum fixed. There is a full-span open porch characterized by a none roof. Narrow protruding porch along the east elevation; Simple aluminum railing ornamented with circles and horizontal and vertical bands; Raised three steps off ground level. Primary entryway is centered on the east elevation, directly across from porch entry; Glass double-doors framed in aluminum and flanked on either side by several fixed glass windows.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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