Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco.
Symmetrical tripartite facade design; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Low-relief vertical racing stripes frame central bay; Sculptural relief panels between window levels on central bay; Octagonal porthole windows at first floor level; Interior and exterior terrazzo floor design; Horizontal banding below cornice and southwest/northwest building corners; Continuous wrap-around eyebrows rounded at corners at southwest/northwest building corners; Corner windows at first, second and third floor levels; "Carlton" signage centered on west elevation just above first floor level
Designated at National level
Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 3-story hotel in the Art Deco style built in 1937. The building is u in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Recessed full-span porch stretches along the west elevation; Raised two low steps from the ground level; Terrazzo floor designs; Octagonal porthole windows;. Primary entryway is centered on the west elevation, directly across from the porch entry; Glass double-door framed in aluminum with fixed window directly above; Framed by two narrow pilasters on either side and a triangular protruding eyebrow above.
* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records
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