537 Espanola Way Miami Beach, Florida USA

537 Espanola Way

Construction date: documented 1933*

Architect:

Robert M. Little

Builder:

Lester F. Preu

Style:

Other, Vernacular.

Simple one-story home built originally as a single-family residence and later converted into a multi-family residence. Use of clay barrel tile on roof; awnings; wrought-iron screens over windows; projecting masses.

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Espanola Way District, 1986

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story multi-family residence in the Other style with Vernacular influences built in 1933. The structural system is concrete block stucco. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a center gable roof clad in clay barrel tile. Windows are single-hung sashes. There is an addition. The original garage was remodeled into one room plus bath with several later additions. The primary entryway is located on the south facade facing Espanola Way. The entrance is a single wooden door situated towards the west end of the facade.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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