1200 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

1200 Ocean Dr

Construction date: documented 1958*

Current name:

1200

Architect:

Gilbert Fein

Builder:

Arkin Bldrs. Corp.

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern, International.

Decorative stone tiling on south elevation; Open balconies; Asymmetrical facade; Parapet; Large "1200" lettering on south elevation; Eyebrows on south elevation

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Historical Summary:

Bliss Associates, Engineer

Significant Owner(s):

Sara Harris (original)

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
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 1958. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco and stone veneer. Four-colored tiled stone wall on southeast corner of building. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement gravel. Tiled stone wall rises above roofline, giving the illusion of a taller building. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Simple aluminum railing; Single-colored terrazzo flooring. Simple glass door with aluminum frame.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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