1244 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Leslie Hotel

Construction date: documented 1937*

Current name:

Leslie Hotel


A. Anis


Shawver Builders


Ocean drive hotel, Art Deco.

Tripartite symmetry on primary facade; Vertical racing stripes; Eyebrows; Large signage of hotel name; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Minimal additional ornamentation

Historical Summary:

R.A. Belsham, engineers

Significant Owner(s):

Edsinger Hotel (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 3-story, 5-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1937. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows have been removed as the building undergoes renovation. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a flat roof. Porch enclosed by concrete railing with vertical post design. Primary entryway directly at center of primary facade.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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