Ocean drive hotel, Art Deco, Moderne.
Streamlined symmetrical design; Continuous eyebrows; Projected central sign tower with ship-like prow; Horizontal banding; Central vertical racing stripes; Stepped sides and top; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Building cantilevers on round fluted columns; INTERIOR: Keystone front desk and fireplace; Terrazzo floor designs
Designated at National level
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 3-story domestic building in the Art Deco style with Moderne influences built in 1939. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco and stucco. The building has a flat roof. Roof forms horizontal counterbalance; Horizontal band at cornice; Pipe rail at roof. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. Spandrel under windows; Etched glass detail. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof with fluted stuccoed posts. Terrazo porch; Edge is defined by low concrete wall; Masonry balustrade; Symmetrical; In line with building facade; Precedes building main entrance. Entrance in center on the symmetrical facade; Enunciated by an imposing vertical element containing the Breakwater Hotel signage in neon lighting.
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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