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 building is rectangular in plan. 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.