1005 Meridian Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

1005 Meridian Ave

Construction date: documented 1939*

Architect:

Gene E. Baylis

Builder:

Riley Builders, Inc.

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco.

Bas reliefs with porthole features; curved eyebrows above windows; smaller curved and repetitive eyebrows above windows on the west side; decorative feature above eyebrow; vertical racing stripes; fluted detail flank entryways; incised horizontal and vertical lines forming a grid pattern; decorative terrazzo- like pavement on the west side; corner windows; ornamental circular details; vertical bands; scuppers;

Significant Owner(s):

Harry Kantor

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Flamingo Park District, 1990

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story multi-family residence in the Art Deco style built in 1939. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco and original stucco. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls. One step roofline on West facade. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. South side three entryways, vertical concave fluting around entryway.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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