918 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Locust Apartments

Construction date: 1925*

Current name:

918 Ocean Drive

Architect:

A. Fraser Rose

Builder:

O'Neill & Orr

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival, Gothic Revival.

4 pilasters divide 3 bays; Thin, twisted ornamentation at corners/low relief panels at cornice; Pointed arches above third floor windows; Highly ornamented pointed arch above primary entryway; INTERIOR: Large tiled fireplace; Twisted columns separate arches, Moulded ceiling

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

M. Williamson (original)

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story, 3-bay commercial building in the Mediterranean Revival style with Gothic Revival influences built in 1925. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco and stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. On first floor, casement windows flanked by fixed window on either side; At second and third floors, central bay windows are fixed and outer bay fixed windows flank porch doors. Front terrace from 10 foot setback; Tiled flooring. Located on center bay; Masonry banner above entry.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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