Miami Beach in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1226 Ocean Drive
— 1930 —
A modern adaptation of the Alcazar de Colon home of the Columbus family in Santo Domingo: the arms are copied from the Tomb of Columbus in the Cathedral of Santo Domingo. The brick above is from the Alcazar, built in 1510 by the Viceroy Diego Columbus and his wife Maria de Toledo niece of Ferdinand and Isabella from that house they sent forth Ponce de Leon to Florida de Soto to the Mississippi Cortez to Mexico Balboa to Panama Gonzalo de Quesada to Colombia and Pizarro to Peru
Henry la Pointe …
Henry Salem Hubeballa
Charles Daniel …
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans.
Location. 25° 46.924′ N, 80° 7.828′ W. Marker is in Miami Beach, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on Ocean Drive south of 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami Beach FL 33139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alfredo Gonzalez, Sr. (about 400 feet away, Barbara Baer Capitman – Historic Preservationist (about 600 feet away); South Beach Art Deco District (about 600 feet away); Barbara Baer Capitman (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Barbara Baer Capitman (about 800 feet away); 209 9th Street / 900 Collins Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Egyptian Filling Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Scarface (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Beach.
Regarding Casa Casuarina. The house was once owned by fashion designer and businessman Gianni Versace. He was murdered on the steps of this building on July 15, 1997.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 133 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.