St. Moritz Hotel
Roy F. France
W. B. Smith
Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco.
Symmetrical tripartite design; Ziggurat parapet roofline; Horizontal banding between every floor level on the outer bays of the west elevation; Vertical racing stripes frame central bay; Decorative semi-ovular eyebrow just above eleventh floor level central bay window; Protruding round pilaster with horizontal banding just above this eyebrow; Corner windows; "St Moritz" neon signage centered on west elevation, just above primary entryway; Pink coral stone decorative veneers
Jorgensen & Schreffler and M. H. Connell, engineer
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 10-story domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1939. The structural system is reinforced concrete. The foundation is concrete pile. Exterior walls are coral stone and stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum jalacy casement. No porch, but a raised entryway framed by a pink coral stone-veneered wall. Primary entryway is centered on the west elevation; Accessed by stairs at either end of the west elevation.
* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records
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