Congress Hotel (building 1/5)
Herman A. Thomas
Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other, International.
Asymmetrical facade; Open partial wrap-around balconies on each floor
Bliss, engineer; Previous building on site: built 1927, demolished 1964, "Teddy's Grill"
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 5-story, 2-bay domestic building in the Other style with International influences built in 1964. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is reinforced concrete. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco. Railings along balconies appear to be cast concrete blocks. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. 1 bay of window flanks each balcony door to its right. There is a single-story, full-span open porch with square stuccoed posts. Porch does not extend from building, but is instead cut into the first level of the building.
* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records
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