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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Container List

Drawings in Folders

Drawings Rolled onto Tubes

A Guide to Kiehnel and Elliott Architectural Drawings


Creator: Kiehnel and Elliott
Title: Kiehnel and Elliott architectural drawings,
Dates: 1925-1943 (bulk 1938-1941)
Quantity: 18 items (289 sheets)
Abstract: Drawings and blueprints of buildings designed by Richard Kiehnel, and built in Miami, Miami Beach, and Coral Gables.
Identification: 2004-268

Biographical Note

The architectural firm Kiehnel and Elliot formed in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1906, with Richard Kiehnel as the designer. In 1917, the firm received its first Florida commission (El Jardin) and in 1922 opened a permanent office in Miami. Kiehnel designed Spanish colonial, Mediterranean Revival and Art Deco buildings

Coral Gables Elementary School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of drawings and some blueprints. Each folder lists the name of the building or type of structure, developer/owner, location, date, and number of sheets. Many of the sheets are fragile and insect damaged.

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Index Terms

Architectural drawings, American
Carlyle Hotel (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Coral Gables Elementary School
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Kiehnel, Richard, 1870-1944
President Madison Hotel (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Riverside Methodist Church (Miami, Fla.)
Second Church of Christ Scientist (Coconut Grove, Fla.)
Shorecrest Hotel (Miami Beach, Fla.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Historical Museum of Southern Florida

Acquisition Information

Gift of John P. Tronolone, 2004.

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Bibliography

A Monograph of the Florida Work of Kiehnel & Elliott, Architects. Miami, Fla. : Miami Post Publishing Company, 1938.

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Container List

Drawings in Folders
Folder Contents
1 Concord Plaza Hotel [for] Concord Realty Co. S.W corner of Ocean Drive and 13th Street, 1941. 12 sheets.
Carlyle Hotel, 1250 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.
2 Second Church of Christ Scientist, 3850 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, 1940 2 sheets
3 John Seybold Memorial, addition to the surgical building at Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1941 8 sheets
4 Hotel. Lynn Corp. Collins Avenue b/w 15th and 16th Streets, Miami Beach, 1940 24 sheets
Shorecrest Hotel, 1535 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
5 Surfside Park Homes, Inc. Apartment hotel and 146 room hotel. 1938-1941 21 sheets.
6 Surfside Park Homes. Seven-story hotel and residences. 12 sheets.
7 Vista del Parque [for] Knox Incorporated. S.W. corner of 21st Street and Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, 1940 17 sheets.
8 15 duplexes [for] Damascus Investment Corp., Dade County. Between NW 61st and 62nd Streets, 1941 2 sheets.
9 Hotel [for] Mr. H. Riesen, 1940 2 sheets.
9 Mangel's Store (Additions and Alterations) [at] 128 E. Flagler St., Miami, 1941 3 sheets.
9 Hotel at corner of Ocean Drive and 12th Street, Miami Beach. 2 sheets.
9 Residence for Dr. and Mrs. John B. Potts, 1942. 3 sheets, 7 written pages.
9 President Madison Hotel [Miami Beach], drawn by the Maxwell Co., 1941. 1 sheet, blueprint.
10 [Shorecrest?] Hotel, 1941 13 sheets.
11 Residence for Dr. and Mrs. John Potts 3 sheets.
Drawings Rolled onto Tubes
Roll Contents
1 Coral Gables Elementary School, 1925. 7 sheets, 1 blueprint.
2 Hotel 3 sheets.
2 Swimming pool on Park View Land, Miami Beach, 1943. 1 blueprint.
3 Riverside Methodist Church. Reverand R.E. Wicher 979 NW 1st Street, Miami, 1938 10 sheets.
4 Second Church of Christ Scientist, 3850 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, 1940 18 sheets.

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