1230-1236 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

In Front Apartments

Construction date: 1934*

Current name:

Hotel Ocean


L. Murray Dixon


Riley Construction Company


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival.

Picturesque interior courtyard; Clay barrel tile roof; Arched doorways inside courtyard; Rough stucco walls; Unusual configuration for Ocean Drive with two mirror image buildings oriented sideways; Little added decoration or ornamentation (records show that much of the original ornamentation has been removed)

Open to the public:


Significant Owner(s):

L. Yolles


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 3-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1934. The building is two rectangular buildings with courtyard between in plan. The structural system is concrete block. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. Exterior walls are rough stucco; Added ledges and quoins made of smooth stucco. The building has a mansard roof clad in replacement spanish tile. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. Approach the primary entryway through the central courtyard; Courtyard leads to several entryways into both buildings; Present primary entryway is located towards the rear of the southern building. There is a five-story, rear ell, extension addition. Both buildings added onto by 5-story addition hidden behind the original.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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