1040 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Council Towers North

Construction date: documented 1979*

Current name:

Council Towers North

Architect:

William Dorsky Association

Builder:

Franklin J. Rooney Association

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other.

Rectangular building raised one story level off the ground to provide parking spaces (with the exception of a lobby on the ground floor); Individual balconies on the north and south elevations at every level; Cylindrical shape recessed into east elevation stretching from ground level to above the roof line

Significant Owner(s):

Miami Beach Senior Citizen Housing Development Corporation

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Architectural Description:

This is a 12-story apartment building in the Other style built in 1979. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. There is a single-story, recessed open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Small porch recessed into the east elevation just slightly to the north of the cylinder; Porch is raised seven steps up from the ground level and includes a sitting area as well as access to the primary entryway. Primary entryway slightly off-center to the right on the porch; Automatic sliding glass doors; Large fixed windows to the left of the primary entryway line the walls on the northeast corner of the porch.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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