Miami Beach Framing Architects 

  • William F. Brown

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    1886 (d: 1952)

    London, England

    Mediterranean Revival

    Brampton Manor (1017 Jefferson Avenue); Starr Apts (1018 Meridian Avenue); Penn Plaza Apts (1027 Pennsylvania Avenue); Drexel Plaza (1218 Drexel Avenue)

  • August Geiger

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    1888 (d:1968)

    Connecticut

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Modern

    Van Dyck (846 Lincoln Road); Casa Grande (834 Ocean Drive); Chase Federal Bank (1100 Lincoln Road); Ida Fisher School, today Fienberg-Fisher K-8 School (1420 Washington Avenue); Shadow III, Carl Fisher’s residence (5020 North Bay Road)

  • George Lewis Pfeiffer

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    May 22, 1861 (d. 1938)

    Worms, Germany

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Modern

    Indian Creek Hotel (2731 Indian Creek Drive); Windsor Plaza (1320 Drexel Avenue); Dorann Apartments (1244 Pennsylvania Avenue)

  • Walter C. DeGarmo

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    September 7, 1876 (d. 1951)

    Normal, Illinois

    Mission Revival, Mediterranean Revival

    27 Star Island Drive; Beach Haven Hotel (805 5th Street)

  • Richard Kiehnel

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    1870 (d.1944)

    Germany

    Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco

    Shorecrest Hotel (1535 Collins Avenue); Rae Apartment (636 Michigan Avenue); Carlyle Hotel (1250 Ocean Drive)

  • Russell T. Pancoast

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    1899 (d. 1972)

    New Jersey

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco

    Bass Museum (2100 Collins Avenue); Hotel Nemo (108 Collins Avenue); Nan-Ray Apartments (1501 Jefferson Avenue); Surf Club (9011 Collins Avenue)

  • Robert A. Taylor

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    1885 (d. 1961)

    N/A

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco

    James Avenue Apartments (1700 James Avenue); Cameo Hotel (405 Espanola Way); Sharon Hotel (110 20th Street); Bath Club (5937 Collins Avenue)

  • Leonard Schultze

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    December 5, 1877 (d. 1951)

    Chicago, Illinois

    Mediterranean Revival

    Villa Biscayne (1818 Michigan Avenue)

  • Martin Luther Hampton

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    August 3, 1890 (d. 1950)

    Laurens, South Carolina

    Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Sun Bright (1330 Pennsylvania Avenue); Cynthia Hotel (2115 Washington Avenue); Hampton Courts Apartments (2800 Collins Avenue); Claridge Beach Hotel (3508 Collins Avenue)

  • Samuel D. Butterworth

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    1869 (d. 1935)

    Lansing, Michigan

    N/A

    N/A

  • Lester Avery

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    N/A

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Garden Style, Modern

    Penn Manor (1420 Pennsylvania Avenue); Park Square (1125 Meridian Avenue)

  • Robert E. Collins

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    N/A

    N/A

    Vernacular, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Lincoln Theater (555 Lincoln Road); Helen Mar Apartments (2421 Lake Pancoast Drive); Cameo Theatre (1443 Washington Avenue)

  • Joseph De Brita

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    1901 (d. 1992)

    N/A

    Mediterranean Revival, Post War Modern

    Mount Vernon Hotel (6084 Collins Avenue)

  • Lawrence Dixon

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    1901 (d.1949)

    Live Oak, Florida

    Vernacular, Art Deco, Streamline Modern, International

    Victor Hotel (1144 Ocean Drive); Tides Hotel (1220 Ocean Drive); Royal Arms (1235 Collins Avenue); McAlpin Apartments (1424 Ocean Drive); Betsy Ross Hotel (1440 Ocean Drive); Harriet Court (1500 Pennsylvania Avenue); Grossinger Hotel (1731 Collins Avenue); Raleigh Hotel (1773 Collins Avenue); Caribbean Hotel (3737 Collins Avenue)

  • Henry Hohauser

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    May 27, 1895 (d.1963)

    New York, New York

    Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    The Cardozo Hotel (1300 Ocean Drive); The Colony (736 Ocean Drive); The Essex House Hotel (1001 Collins Avenue); The Crescent (1420 Ocean Drive); Aloha (735 Espanola Way); Helen Marie Apartments (1050 Jefferson); Adrian Hotel (1036 Ocean Drive); Hotel Webster (1220 Collins Avenue); New Yorker Hotel (1611 Collins Avenue, demolished to make way for today’s Loews Hotel); The Governor Hotel (435 21st Street)

  • David T. Ellis

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    December 20, 1902

    Gloucester, England

    Streamline Modern, Modern

    Golden Arms (320 25th Street); Barbara Apartments (621 Lenox Avenue); Zion Apartments (744 Lenox Avenue)

  • Roy France

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    1888 (d.1972)

    Hawley, Minnesota

    Vernacular, Art Deco, Streamline Modern, International

    Saxony (3201 Collins Avenue); Sovereign (4305 Collins Avenue, today SoHo Beach House); Casablanca (6345 Collins Avenue); Sans Souci (3101 Collins Avenue); Cavalier Hotel (1320 Ocean Drive); National Hotel (1677 Collins Avenue); Versailles Hotel (3425 Collins Avenue)

  • B. Kingston Hall

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    N/A

    Art Deco, Streamline

    El Rubino (1061 Meridian Avenue); The St George (605 Euclid Avenue); Enclave on South Beach (359 Meridian Avenue); The Brooklyn (320 Euclid Avenue); Capri Apartments (835 Jefferson Avenue)

  • T. Hunter Henderson

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    N/A

    Art Deco, Streamline

    Cromwell (1614 Jefferson Avenue); Santa Barbara (1245 Euclid Avenue); Henderson (1051 Euclid); The Leslie (1325 Meridian Avenue); Bufferd Condo (825 Euclid Avenue); Penn Condo (1228 Pennsylvania Avenue); La Fleurette (4015 Indian Creek Drive); Monroe Towers (3010 Collins Avenue, today Red South Beach Hotel); Hotel Astor (956 Washington Avenue)

  • Henry J. Maloney

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    N/A

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco

    Santana (741 15th Street); Bon Air (1060 Ocean Drive); Adrian (1060 Ocean Drive); Sandra Apartments (1361 Meridian); Princeton Apartments (1500 Michigan Avenue)

  • M.J. Nadel

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    N/A

    Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Hotel Alden (2925 Indian Creek Drive); Esplanade Apartments (1569 Michigan Avenue)

  • Victor H. Nellenbogen

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    1888 (d.1959)

    Hungary

    Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, International

    Olsen Hotel (7300 Ocean Terrace); Crown Hotel (4041 Collins Avenue); Chelsea Hotel (944 Washington Avenue)

  • Harry O. Nelson

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    1902

    Denmark

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Modern, International

    Baltic Hotel (7643 Harding Avenue); Ocean Terrace Hotel (7460 Ocean Terrace); Beacon Hotel (720 Ocean Drive); Lakeside Apartments (2615 Collins Avenue)

  • Igor Polevitsky

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    June 21, 1911 (d. May 5th, 1978)

    Saint Petersburg, Russian

    Vernacular, Art Deco, Streamline Modern, International

    Shelbourne Hotel (1801 Collins Avenue); Albion Hotel (1630 James Avenue); Lincoln Center Hotel (1627 Euclid Avenue)

  • Carlos B. Schoeppl

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    1898 (d.1990)

    Texas

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Streamline Modern, Modern, International

    Jean Sandra Apartments (612 16th Street); Elizabeth Anne (1451 Euclid Avenue); Charland Apartments (1446 Meridian Avenue); Adler Apartments (2811 Indian Creek Drive); Howard Johnson 4101 Collins Avenue)

  • E.L. Robertson

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    N/A

    N/A

    Vernacular, Mediterranean, Art Deco

    Netherland Hotel (1330 Ocean Drive); Rubel Apartments (1512 Washington Avenue); Le Danton (1528 Drexel Avenue); Kenmore Hotel (1050 Washington Avenue)

  • Anton Skislewicz

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    1895 (d.1980)

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Vernacular, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Breakwater Hotel (940 Ocean Drive); Ocean Surf Hotel (7436 Ocean Terrace); Plymouth Hotel (2035 Park Avenue)

  • Robert Law Weed

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    1897 (d.1961)

    Pennsylvania

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Modern, International

    Fire Station #4 (6860 Indian Creek Drive; Fire Station #2, 2300 Pinetree Drive; De John Apartments, 1616 Drexel Avenue.

  • Albert Anis

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    1889 (d.1964)

    Chicago

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Clevelander Hotel, 1020 Ocean Drive; Seagull Hotel, 100 21st Street; Temple Emanu-El (1701 Washington Avenue); Shore Club Hotel (1901 Collins Avenue); Mantell Plaza (255 24th Street); Lincoln Building (346 Lincoln Road); Flamingo Theater (318 Lincoln Road); Waldorf Towers (860 Ocean Drive); Sagamore Hotel (1671 Collins Avenue); Leslie Hotel (1244 Ocean Drive)

  • Morris Alpert

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    N/A

    Vernacular

    1551 Condo Cabana (1551 Lenox Avenue)

  • Gene Bayliss

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    N/A

    Streamline Modern, International

    Octagon Tower (1881 Washington Avenue); 1820 James (1820 James Avenue); Sea Beach Tower (1776 James Avenue); Bayliss (500 14th Street)

  • J. Frank Bradley

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    N/A

    Art Deco, Streamline Modern, Garden Style

    Doris Apartment (1610 Euclid Avenue); Schremer Apartments (1611 Euclid Avenue)

  • Norman Giller

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    1918 (d.2008)

    Jacksonville, Florida

    Vernacular, Streamline Modern, Garden Style, International

    Carillon Hotel (6801 Collins Avenue); Roxy Theater (1527 Washington Avenue); Meridian Terrace (1608 Meridian Avenue); Libre Apartments (2150 Park Avenue), Lido Spa Hotel (40 Island Avenue)

  • Frederick Alton Gibbs

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    1910 (d.1991)

    Miami

    Streamline Modern, Eclectic

    Surfcomber (1717 Collins Avenue); Sherbrooke (901 Collins Avenue); Aberlee Apartments (1520 Euclid Avenue)

  • Edward A. MacKay

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    1908 (d.?)

    Michigan

    Streamline Modern, Eclectic

    Surfcomber (1717 Collins Avenue); Sherbrooke (901 Collins Avenue); Aberlee Apartments (1520 Euclid Avenue)

  • Herbert A. Mathes

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    1912 (d.1977)

    New York

    Garden Style, International

    Continental Hotel (4000 Collins Avenue); Golden Gate (2395 Lake Pancoast Drive); Lido Spa Hotel Façade (40 Island Avenue)

  • Edward A. Nolan

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    February 7, 1874 (d.1948)

    Elkton, Tennessee

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Streamline Modern

    Helen Rose (729 Meridian Avenue); Bebe Apartments (11th Street); Augusta Court (755 Jefferson Avenue); Jewell Apartments (811 Jefferson Avenue); Crest Hotel (1670 James Avenue)

  • Gerard Pitt

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    1885 (d.1971)

    New Rochelle, New York

    Vernacular, Streamline Modern, Garden Style, International

    Clifton Hotel (1343 Collins Avenue); Coral Gardens (1600 Collins Avenue); Dodsworth Apartments (731 6th Street); Lancaster Apartments (335 75th Street); Montclair Apartments (1710 Meridian Avenue); Lee Manor Condo (1725 James Avenue); Miljean Apartments (1831 James Avenue)

  • Donald G. Smith

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    1906 (d.1967)

    Indiana

    Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Streamline Modern, International

    Lynmar Hotel (735 Collins Avenue); Jefferson Parkview (918 Jefferson Avenue); Royal Palm Hotel (1545 Collins Avenue); Hotel Metropole (635 Collins Avenue); Ann Court Apartments (349 Meridian Avenue)

  • Robert B. Swartburg

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    1895 (d.1975)

    New York, New York

    Art Deco

    Delano Hotel (1685 Collins Avenue); Marseilles Hotel (1741 Collins Avenue); The Executive (4925 Collins Avenue); Belle Towers (16 Island Avenue); Bayside Condos (910 Bay Drive)

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