1360 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
domestic building
Location
Address:
1360 Collins Ave
City:
Miami Beach
County:
Miami-Dade
State/Province/Region:
Florida
Zip/Postal Code:
33139
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
02-3234-008-0890
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
7,000 SQ FT
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
53S / 42E / 34
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Commodore Hotel
Current name:
Commodore Hotel
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1930-1939
Construction Date Certainty:
documented
Known Construction Date:
1939
Source for Known Construction Date:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
Architect/Designer:
Henry Hohauser
Developer:
Builder:
General Builders (Theodore Klein)
Significant Owner(s):
Historical Summary:
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
rectangular
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
Collins Avenue Hotel
Style, Primary:
Art Deco
Style, Secondary:
Streamlined Moderne
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Continuous eyebrows rounded at corners; Rounded northeast building corner; Horizontal banding at every floor level; Pronounced horizontal banding at cornice and below second and third floor level windows; Windows curve at rounded building corner; Porthole-shaped ornamentation (concentric low-relief circles); Porthole windows at porch level; Glass block ornamentation; Interior and exterior multi-colored terrazzo floor designs; "Commodore" signage at rounded building corner; Slightly stepped ziggurat parapet roofline at rounded building corner
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
3
Bays:
Structural System:
Concrete Block Stucco
Foundation:
Spread footing
Basement:
Building Size:
44' 10" x 131' 6"
Square footage/meters:
14,615 (adjusted)
Roof Configuration:
Flat
Roof Material
replacement
Roof remarks/description:
Eave Type:
parapet walls
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
stucco
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
Principal Windows::
replacement aluminum
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
Jalousie
Window remarks:
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
Chimney Placement 1:
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
Recessed porch extends the length of the east elevation and wraps around the building's northeast corner, extending slightly across the north elevation; Stuccoed wall balustrade ornamented with large areas of glass block; Raised two steps off ground level; Entrance along the east elevation; Porthole windows; Terrazzo floor design
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
wrap-around
Porch Type:
open porch
Porch Roof Shape:
integrated (under the main)
Porch Roof Material:
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
Round Fluted stuccoed posts on
Porch Piers (lower):
round stuccoed piers
Primary entryway:
Primary entryway is on the northern end of the east elevation, directly across from the porch steps; Glass double door framed in wood with rectangular fixed window directly above; Doorway framed by two large round and fluted columns that sit halfway between the door and porch steps
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Present Function:
Domestic: Hotel
Function remarks:
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
1985
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Rating or Rank
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
C. Embodies distinctive physical characteristics of design, construction, or form.
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance
Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
Secondary structure type
Contributing to primary property?
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
Sympathetic alterations or restoration
General Condition:
Good
Moved or Relocated?:
No
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Yes
Date of major alterations:
1989
Nature of alterations:
Partial demolition with interior and exterior remodeling (Daniel M. Estevill)
Additions?:
Date of major additions:
Addition Height:
Addition Placement:
Addition Type:
Nature of additions:
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
Yes
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Name of Owner:
Owner Mailing Address:
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
2/28/2013
Surveyed By:
Melinda Agron
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Re-survey of the district
Level of Survey:
reconnaissance
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Yes
Name of Previous Survey:
Additional Research Recommended?
No
Other Sources of Information:
Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
City of Miami Beach Planning Department records
Miami Design Preservation League records
General Remarks:
Custom / Extra Information
Finished Floor Elevation (NAVD88):
Latitude: 25.7851783122533100
Longitude: -80.1309587288360500
UTM: Zone 17R   587131.2860 mE, 2852181.5038 mN
Datum WGS84
Commodore Hotel on the southwest corner of Collins Avenue and 14th street
Commodore Hotel east elevation (view when facing west on Collins Avenue)
Commodore Hotel north elevation (view when facing south on 14th street)
Commodore Hotel northeast corner ornamentation
Porch along the east elevation of the Commodore Hotel
Porch along the north elevation of the Commodore Hotel
Primary entryway on the east elevation of the Commodore Hotel
Porthole windows on the porch of the Commodore Hotel
Terrazzo floor design and columns on the porch of the Commodore Hotel
Glassblock ornamentation along the porch of the Commodore Hotel
Terrazzo floor design on the interior of the Commodore Hotel
Terrazzo floor design on the interior of the Commodore Hotel

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