The Perrine Community House is located on the center "island" between the northbound and southbound US 1. The building was constructed in 1935, and it's made of Miami oolitic limestone. Its walls are cut and squared stone blocks, with larger blocks at the base and smaller ones above. A rectangular hall plan is entered through a porch, which is reminiscent of the Florida bungalow style of stucco walls connecting the house to the corner columns and added tie-beams.
The northeast corner stone is inscribed with "Perrine Community House, October 21, 1935." The house was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which was part of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal program. The Perrine Women's Club took up a collection to get it started and held meetings there for many years. Miami-Dade County currently owns the building. The South Dade Chamber of Commerce used it for years. More recently, the building was leased to Palmetto Bay. The village has renovated the facility for the community to use. The Perrine House hosts many different events, including art exhibits, community meetings and public events.
For questions about the Perrine Community House or to make a reservation for your next event, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department. You may also take a look at the event calendar featured below.