A. H. Mathes
Collins avenue hotel, Other, Art Deco.
Asymmetrical facade design; Horizontal banding at windows by boxing them with low-relief panels that wrap around the building's southeast corner; Corner windows at southeast building corner; "Parisian" neon signage both directly above primary entryway and horizontally at the upper north end of the east elevation; Terrazzo floors; Glass block
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 4-story hotel in the Other style with Art Deco influences built in 1955. 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 double-hung sashes. There is a full-span open porch characterized by a none roof. Protruding full-span porch runs the length of the east elevation; Raised one step from ground level; Simple terrazzo flooring; Any balustrade or railing has been removed; Glass block lines the porch wall beneath large fixed windows. Primary entryway is centered on the east elevation, directly across from the porch entry; Single glass door flanked on either side by narrow fixed window and rectangular pilaster with stone veneer and a fixed rectangular window directly above.
* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser
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