826 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Pelican Hotel

Construction date: 1948*

Current name:



Henry Hohauser


Kahn & Alpert


Ocean drive hotel, Miami Modern, International.

Asymmetrical at first floor level only; Stone ornamentation at second and third floor level windows; Continuous bands of boxed windows at second and third floor levels show influence of International Style; Decorative brick veneer on walls of first floor level that run along front patio; Parapet roof; Terrazzo floor design on front porch


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Miami Modern style with International influences built in 1948. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum sliding. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Porch at first floor level ornamented with breek veneer and limited terrazzo floor designs. Primary entryway off-center at porch level (slightly to north end of porch); Simple glass double-door; Just before door is tri-colored terrazzo floor design.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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