1420 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Sargent Arms Apartments

Construction date: documented 1923*

Current name:

The Dolores Hotel & Suites

Architect:

E.G. Cobelli

Builder:

A.J. Gannon

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco.

Symmetrical tripartite primary facade design; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Horizontal banding at building's northeast and southeast corners; Horizontal banding at wide eyebrow above first floor level on the center bay; Horizontal banding at cornice; Decorative sculptural panels above outer bay windows at second floor level

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

Mrs. Dore Ritcher (original)

 

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, 3-bay hotel in the Art Deco style built in 1923. The structural system is cement blocks. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an awning roof. Narrow porch protruding from east elevation is shaded by awning; Full-span across the east elevation; Tile ornamentation; Stone flooring. Primary entryway is centered on the east elevation porch; Glass double-door with narrow fixed window above. There is a two-story, extension addition. 38' x 19' addition to apartment of four units (Albert Anis, architect).

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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