1420 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Sargent Arms Apartments

Construction date: documented 1923*

Current name:

The Dolores Hotel & Suites


E.G. Cobelli


A.J. Gannon


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:


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:

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 building is rectangular in plan. 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

Description generated by RuskinARC.