Novack & Eisenstein
Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco.
Symmetrical tripartite facade; Continuous eyebrows rounded at corners; Stepped ziggurat parapet roofline; Multi-colored terrazzo floor designs (interior and exterior); Glass block ornamentation in lobby wall against porch; Verticality emphasized in central bay that protrudes slightly in different steps; Stuccoed balustrade with rounded design pattern (series of cylinders); "Chesterfield" signage in sleek font centered on primary elevation just above primary entryway; Fluted decorative molding at cornice on west elevation
Novack & Eisenstein (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 3-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1938. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Full-span porch up three low steps; Simple balustrade of thick cylinders and rectangular railing; Multi-colored terrazzo floor design; Eyebrow extends from just above first floor level outwards to provide shade to the porch. Primary entryway is centered on the west elevation; Glass double door flanked on either side by a long rectangular fixed window and square of glass blocks beneath.
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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