1741 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

Marseilles Hotel

Construction date: documented 1947*

Current name:

Marseilles Hotel


Robert Swartburg


Arkin Construction Co.


Art Deco.

ziggurat roofline; corner windows; eyebrows with rounded corners; porch on west elevation; "Marseilles" & large "M" signage; terrazzo floor design; tripartite facade; slightly projected center bay; fluted and recessed vertical ornamental bands; double eyebrows above primary entryway with fluted edges;

Open to the public:



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 9-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1947. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are original stucco and original stucco. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. There is a single-story open porch characterized by an awning roof. The primary entryway is a double glass door centered on the west elevation.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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