920 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Princess Ann Hotel

Construction date: documented 1934*

Current name:

Princess Ann Hotel


Lee L. Wade


A. Kaplan


Ocean drive hotel, Mediterranean Revival.

Symmetrical primary facade; Arches above windows at first and third floor levels; False balcony at center bay on second floor level; Wrought iron fixtures/railings; Prominent clay barrel tile roof; Rough stucco walls; Decorative circular carvings at center of every arch above windows; Multi-colored terrazzo floor design; Spanish tile on lobby floor; Highly ornamented fireplace mantle carvings in lobby

Open to the public:



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, 3-bay domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1934. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. Stuccoed relief moldings in center of arch above arched windows. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement clay barrel tile. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. Windows larger and in pairs on outer bays of primary facade; Windows smaller and stand alone on central bay of primary facade. There is a full-span open patio characterized by a none roof. Porch extends along entire east elevation, extending from building; Simple wrought-iron railing with spaced curved ornamentation; Without now-attached temporary awning, porch has no apparent roof or vertical limit. Primary entryway is directly centered on first floor porch level of east elevation; Glass double-door framed by dark wood; Doorway framed by flat stuccoed blocks similar to the building's quoins; Doorway flanked on either side by two stand-alone large sash windows, each with an arch and decorative relief carving above.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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