Miami Springs in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lua Curtiss House I
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
City of Miami Springs
designated historic site
Erected 2003 by (First plaque) Unknown / (Second plaque) City of Miami Springs.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
Location. 25° 49.049′ N, 80° 17.272′ W. Marker is in Miami Springs, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on Deer Run, 0.1 miles west of Curtiss Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 Deer Run, Miami FL 33166, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marine Corps Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lua Curtiss House II (approx. ¼ mile away); Eastern Airlines Flight 401 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Millard-McCarty House (approx. half a mile away); G. Carl Adams House (approx. half a mile away); NW 36th Street Bridge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Amelia Earhart Final Take Off (approx. 4.1 miles away); La Peña Versailles (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Springs.
Regarding Lua Curtiss House I. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
85 Deer Run, known commonly as "the Alamo" for its vague resemblance to the famous Texas monument, is one of the first four residences constructed as part of the Miami Springs development. Built between 1924 and 1925 by Glenn Curtiss for his mother, Lua Curtiss, the building may speculatively be attributed to local architect Martin L. Hampton. "Mama Lou" as Curtiss' mother was known, did not like the residence and later moved to 150 Hunting Lodge (also included in the Miami Springs thematic group) …
Also see . . .
1. Lua Curtiss House I (PDF). National Register nomination and photographs submitted for the property. (National Archives and Records Administration) (Submitted on March 13, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Lua Curtiss House #1. History, photographs and architectural details of the house. (City of Miami Springs) (Submitted on March 13, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3. submitted on March 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.