960 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Troy Hotel & Apartments

Construction date: documented 1941*

Current name:

Viscay Hotel

Architect:

Albert Anis

Builder:

Taylor Construction Company

Style:

Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco.

Slightly stepped ziggurat roofline at northeast corner of building; Horizontal banding; Fluted relief panels between windows; Terrazzo floor design; Stone coral ornamentation; Pierced corner pediment; Unusual asymmetrical facades

Open to the public:

Yes.  

 

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:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 7-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1941. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Coral stone veneer on porch wall and balustrade. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. There is a single-story, four-bay porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Porch sits four-bay wide and extends from the northeast corner of the building along Collins Avenue; Terrazzo floor design; Simple balustrade of evenly-spaced cylinders. Primary entryway is up three steps on the southernmost part of the east elevation porch wall; Glass double-door framed with medium-colored wood and a fixed window directly above; Terrazzo floor design directly in front of door.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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