850 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Ocean Drive Apartments

Construction date: 1922*

Current name:

Martha Hill Apartments

Architect:

Henry LaPointe

Builder:

Alvin L. Sammons

Style:

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

Hinting Art Deco heritage; Low height arch-finished ziggurat pattern in central upper part of front elevation; Property title on a white board on principal entrance; Roof terrace above second floor with metal railings; Narrow porch with metal railing at second floor

Open to the public:

Yes.  

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 3-bay commercial building in the Other style with Mediterranean Revival influences built in 1922. The structural system is reinforced concrete. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco and metal. The building has a flat roof clad in concrete tile. SHS, metal casement, paired (on side elevations). 2nd story porch; Open east entrance porch; Wooden punctured division to the northern and southern limits. Steps leading to front porch terrace; Marble white tiles; Entrance of restaurant lobby is framed by 3 pairs of columns down the center; Predominant use of wood as ornamentation; Three glass double door in entrance wall.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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