1020 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
domestic building
Location
Address:
1020 Ocean Dr
City:
Miami Beach
County:
Miami-Dade
State/Province/Region:
Florida
Zip/Postal Code:
33139
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
02-3234-008-0170
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
19,500 SQ FT
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
53S / 42E / 34
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Hotel Clevelander
Current name:
Clevelander
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1930-1939
Construction Date Certainty:
documented
Known Construction Date:
1938
Source for Known Construction Date:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
Architect/Designer:
Albert Anis
Developer:
Builder:
L. & H. Miller Company
Significant Owner(s):
Chas. A. Ratner (original)
Historical Summary:
Jorgensen & Schreffler, engineers
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
rectangular
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
Ocean Drive Hotel
Style, Primary:
Art Deco
Style, Secondary:
Other: Addition
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Tripartite symmetry; Functional eyebrows rounded at corners; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Relief vertical racing stripes; Relief carvings below central windows; Glass block on exterior lower front facade
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
5
Bays:
3
Structural System:
Concrete Block Stucco
Foundation:
Spread footing
Basement:
none
Building Size:
40' x 124' 10"
Square footage/meters:
41,030 (adjusted)
Roof Configuration:
Flat
Roof Material
Roof remarks/description:
Parapet; Ziggurat roofline; Relief carvings near roofline, ornamenting ziggurat shape
Eave Type:
parapet walls
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
original stucco
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
All facades, including eyebrows, appear to be of the same material. The only different material is three-colored marble around the main entrance
Principal Windows::
replacement aluminum
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
fixed
Window remarks:
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
Chimney Placement 1:
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
Original four-colored terrazzo design (of a compass and "Clevelander") on the floor; Porch opens in the center (leading directly to the main entrance) from the street up three steps; Low railing along the edge of porch held up by short columns
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
full-span
Porch Type:
open porch
Porch Roof Shape:
flat
Porch Roof Material:
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
Porch Piers (lower):
Primary entryway:
Three-colored marble design of circles and diamonds borders the primary entryway; Steps up to porch lead directly to primary entryway
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Present Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Function remarks:
Other present function: entertainment (bar, restaurant, lounge, live music)
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
1985
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Rating or Rank
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
C. Embodies distinctive physical characteristics of design, construction, or form.
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance
Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
1
Secondary structure type
Outdoor Bar
Contributing to primary property?
Yes
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Semi-permanent outdoor bar and lounge area flanks the original building to the south
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
Sympathetic alterations or restoration
General Condition:
Good
Moved or Relocated?:
No
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Date of major alterations:
Nature of alterations:
Additions?:
Yes
Date of major additions:
Addition Height:
Four-story
Addition Placement:
side
Addition Type:
Extension
Nature of additions:
Addition complements, but does not copy, original structure; Four-story entertainment space
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
Yes
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Private
Name of Owner:
2K South Beach Hotel LLC
Owner Mailing Address:
1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
12/26/2012
Surveyed By:
Melinda Agron
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Re-survey of the district
Level of Survey:
reconnaissance
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Yes
Name of Previous Survey:
Additional Research Recommended?
No
Other Sources of Information:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
City of Miami Beach Planning Department records
Miami Design Preservation League records
General Remarks:
Custom / Extra Information
Finished Floor Elevation (NAVD88):
Latitude: 25.7806818857269700
Longitude: -80.1306778576374100
UTM: Zone 17R   587162.7345 mE, 2851683.7178 mN
Datum WGS84
East Facade (view when facing West on Ocean Drive)
Primary Entryway with 3-colored marble ornamentation
Exterior terrazzo floor, detail
Ocean Drive view of the front porch and primary entryway
Relief carvings and ziggurat parapet roofline, detail
Original three-colored terrazzo floor (interior)
Original glass block

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