530 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Barbizon Hotel

Construction date: documented 1937*

Current name:

Barbizon Hotel

Architect:

John & Coulton Skinner

Builder:

O'Neill & Orr Building Corp.

Style:

Ocean drive hotel, Art Deco.

Symmetrical primary street facade; Continuous rounded eyebrows; Building rounded at corners; Horizontal banding; Vertical racing stripes in the form of ribbed relief ornamentation at central bay of primary street facade; "Barbizon" signage at central bay cornice; Extensive interior terrazzo floor designs; Carved stone ornamentation on primary street elevation at at primary entryway

 

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 domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1937. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement gravel. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. Rounded band of seven continuous windows at rounded building corners. Primary entryway is tucked in at the corner in the L-shaped building; Ornamented with same stone carvings that ornament primary street elevation; Ornamented to the left by a towering pilaster with the typical Art Deco fountain design.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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