760 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

760 Ocean Dr

Construction date: documented 1925*


Willard Myers


Willard Myers


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other.

Supporting members of second story porch/balcony on principal; Eastern elevation appears like delta wings (hint to later, MiMo stylistic trends); Delta supporting piers have two horizontal metal bands stacked on top of each other at the top; Lower-level of Ocean Drive elevation divided according to three bays system; Asymmetrical second story configuration; Porthole carving with added horizontal metal bands on the upper part of vertical element

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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 2-story commercial building in the Other style built in 1925. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco and pre-cast concrete. Metal. The building has a flat roof. Stripped classical cornice at roof line of 2nd story. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. Single metal casement windows on southern side of building; Large dimension window panes (sliding doors) on eastern and northern facades. First story porch on Ocean Drive is fenced and covered by second story; Extending floor slab; Space also shaped by protruding delta piers; Spacious 2nd story porch that wraps all around both Ocean Drive and 8th street facade; 2nd story porch allowed by pulled back building structure; Prominently curved edges of second story porch/terrace. Facade on Ocean Drive opens up to the Wet Willie's Bar entrance; Divided in tiers by delta shaped supporting piers; Title "Wet Willie's" now figures on top of center opening; Entrance opens up on two open staircase arms leading to 2nd story porch/terrace. There is an addition. Second floor extension.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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