928 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

928 Ocean Dr

Construction date: documented 1994*

Current name:

Deco Walk

Style:

Ocean drive hotel, Other.

Simple facade ornamented with glass block; Complements, but does not mimic, surrounding historical structures

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Historical Summary:

Original building on lot was designed by G.H. Hyde and built by O'Neill and Orr Construction Company in 1939. The building was significantly altered in the moderne style, and served as an apartment complex and eventually a retirement home until it was demolished.

 

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 2-story, 3-bay hotel in the Other style built in 1994. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are aluminum casements. Northernmost window on the east elevation protrudes from the building to create a triangular shape that sticks out and is ornamented with glass block. There is a single-story, full-span open porch. Narrow porch with metal railing along east elevation. Three primary entryways on the east elevation, each servicing a different retail shop; Hidden entryway for the upstairs hostel.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

Description generated by RuskinARC.