1024-1026 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

1024-1026 Ocean Dr

Construction date: documented 1964*

Current name:

Congress Hotel (building 1/5)


Joel Meyer


Herman A. Thomas


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Other, International.

Asymmetrical facade; Open partial wrap-around balconies on each floor

Open to the public:


Historical Summary:

Bliss, engineer; Previous building on site: built 1927, demolished 1964, "Teddy's Grill"

Significant Owner(s):

Kanner (original)


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
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 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

Description generated by RuskinARC.