1731 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Seacomber Hotel

Construction date: documented 1948*

Current name:

Seacomber Hotel


MacKay & Gibbs


Bing Kosoff Construction Co


Art Deco.

ziggurat roofline; eyebrows; recessed entryway; symmetrical and tripartite facade; oolitic limestone; glass block ornamentation; vertical ornament with decorative semicircular elements on the central bay;

Open to the public:


Historical Summary:

The Seacomber Hotel was originally designed in 1948 with eighty four hotel rooms and eighty four bathrooms.


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District, 1979
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1948. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco and original stucco. The building has a built-up roof. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. The primary entryway is a double glass door recessed on the third bay of the west elevation. The surface around the entryway is cladded in oolitic limestone. Above the entryway is a semicircular eyebrow.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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