626 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Heathcote Apartments

Construction date: documented 1930*

Current name:

Heathcote Apartments


B. Kingston Hall


O'Neill Orr Construction Company


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Art Deco.

Tripartite symmetrical design on the east and north elevations; Symmetrical design on the south elevation; Slightly stepped ziggurat roofline on east elevation; "Heathcote Apartments" signage centered at cornice of east and north elevations; Wide horizontal band at first floor cornice supports fluted pilasters that divide 3 bays and that appear at southeast and northeast corners of the building; Corner quoins

Significant Owner(s):

Van Ness Brothers (H.W. Heath) (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 3-story, 4-bay domestic building in the Art Deco style built in 1930. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum single-hung sashes. No porch. No visible pedestrian entryway. There is a single-story, rear, garage addition. 21 x 23 x 10 addition of a two-car garage.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

Description generated by RuskinARC.