760 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

760 Collins Ave

Construction date: documented 1940*

Architect:

Skislewicz

Builder:

Alpert Morris

Style:

Commercial, Art Deco, Streamlined Moderne.

Symmetrical facades; No applied ornamentation; One continuous eyebrow stretching from the south end of the east elevation to the west end of the north elevation just above first floor level windows; Glass block ornamentation; Building rounded at northeast corner to conform with corner lot; Simple narrow continuous eave bands; Glass block curved to fit rounded entryway

Open to the public:

Yes.  

 

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:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story commercial building in the Art Deco style with Streamlined Moderne influences built in 1940. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement fixed. Primary windows are fixed along the north and east elevations. No porch. Rounded corner main entryway on the northeast corner of the building surrounded by glass block.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Historic Property Viewer

Description generated by RuskinARC.