Wade & Oemler
Continental Construction Company
Collins avenue hotel, Other, Classical Revival.
Symmetrical tripartite facade design; Arched windows at first and fourth floor levels; Split-pediment top with urn finial at center and flanking corners just above first floor level; Masonry faux-spindled balustrade at cornice; Highly ornamented and elaborate two-story entryway; Corinthian pilasters between first floor level arched windows and flanking primary doorway; Pilasters frame the central bay, extending from the third floor level to the roof line; Spanish tile flooring
London Operating Company (original)
Designated at National level
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 4-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Other style with Classical Revival influences built in 1930. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stone and stucco. Stone veneer on the entire first floor level (with the exception of small stuccoed spaces beneath arched windows); Stone veneer also appears at all other levels as the veneer of all applied ornamentation. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. No porch. Primary entryway is directly centered on west elevation; Glass double door with fixed glass arched window above; Flanked on either side with corinthian pilaster; Stone veneer extends outwards across west elevation and upwards along the central bay until the top of the second floor level; Grandly ornamented entryway. There is an addition. Addition of dining rooms, two storage rooms, vegetable room and garage space (Donald G. Smith, arch).
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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