1250 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
domestic building
Location
Address:
1250 Ocean Dr
City:
Miami Beach
County:
Miami-Dade
State/Province/Region:
Florida
Zip/Postal Code:
33139
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
02-3234-190-0001
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
53S / 42E / 34
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Carlyle Hotel
Current name:
The Carlyle
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1940-1949
Construction Date Certainty:
Known Construction Date:
1941
Source for Known Construction Date:
City of Miami Beach Building Department records
Architect/Designer:
Kiehnell & Elliot
Developer:
Builder:
Taylor Construction Company
Significant Owner(s):
Concord Realty Corporation (original)
Historical Summary:
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
U
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
Ocean Drive Hotel
Style, Primary:
Art Deco
Style, Secondary:
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Tripartite symmetry on both visible facades (north and east); Three wide fluted columns (vertical racing stripes) capped with a semi-circular eyebrow and ziggurat roofline flank two center bays on east elevation; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Multi-colored terrazzo floor design on both the interior and exterior; Rounded edges to buildings and eyebrows; Decorative pierced masonry panels; Interior terrazzo floor compass design; Large signage reading "The Carlyle" at center of primary facade
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
3
Bays:
6
Structural System:
Concrete Block Stucco
Foundation:
Concrete pile
Basement:
Building Size:
67' 8" x 124' 10"
Square footage/meters:
24,000 (approximate)
Roof Configuration:
Flat with parapet
Roof Material
replacement
Roof remarks/description:
Eave Type:
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
stucco
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
Principal Windows::
replacement aluminum
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
casements
Window remarks:
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
Chimney Placement 1:
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
Porch runs the entire length of the east facade and wraps slightly around the southeast corner; Railing is stuccoed with a design consisting of porthole window circles and vertical posts; Tri-colored terrazzo floor pattern
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
corner wrap-around
Porch Type:
open porch
Porch Roof Shape:
integrated (under the main)
Porch Roof Material:
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
fluted stuccoed posts on
Porch Piers (lower):
square stuccoed piers
Primary entryway:
Primary entryway is a simple aluminum door ornamented only by a fluted column on either side that extends from the floor to the height of the porch
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Present Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Function remarks:
Additional present function: restaurant
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
1985
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Rating or Rank
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
C. Embodies distinctive physical characteristics of design, construction, or form.
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance
Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
Secondary structure type
Contributing to primary property?
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
General Condition:
Good
Moved or Relocated?:
No
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Date of major alterations:
Nature of alterations:
Additions?:
No
Date of major additions:
Addition Height:
Addition Placement:
Addition Type:
Nature of additions:
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
Yes
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Name of Owner:
Owner Mailing Address:
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
1/4/2013
Surveyed By:
Melinda Agron
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Re-survey of the district
Level of Survey:
reconnaissance
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Yes
Name of Previous Survey:
Additional Research Recommended?
No
Other Sources of Information:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
City of Miami Beach Planning Department records
Miami Design Preservation League records
General Remarks:
The Carlyle is particularly well-adapted to its location on a corner lot, as the north elevation is highly ornamented and is as architecturally significant to the period as the building's primary elevation
Custom / Extra Information
Finished Floor Elevation (NAVD88):
Latitude: 25.7837807499344470
Longitude: -80.1300842471007400
UTM: Zone 17R   587219.9892 mE, 2852027.3049 mN
Datum WGS84
The Carlyle east elevation (view when facing west on Ocean Drive)
The Carlyle at the southwest corner of Ocean Drive and 13th street
The Carlyle north elevation (view when facing south on 13th street)
View into the interior space of the U-shape floor plan design of The Carlyle
Terrazzo floor in the interior of the U-shaped floor plan design of the Carlyle
The Carlyle porch and railing design
Primary entryway for The Carlyle
Tri-colored compass design of the terrazzo floor in the lobby of The Carlyle

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