750 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

Starlite Hotel & Apartments

Construction date: documented 1952*

Current name:

Starlite Hotel


Gilbert M. Fein


Leonard Glickman


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Miami Modern, International.

Asymmetrical vertical element; Decorative panels between windows and on vertical element; "Starlite Hotel" signage above entryway; "Starlite" neon signage protruding vertically facing north-south circulation; White railing atop; Horizontal band of windows wraps around northeast corner of building at second, third and fourth floor levels

Open to the public:


Historical Summary:

Engineer: Alfred Oboler; Original use was 30 apartment units- 29 one bedroom and two bathrooms; 1 two bedrooms and three bathrooms

Significant Owner(s):

Mr. L. Glickman (original)


Status of Historic Designation:

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 4-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Miami Modern style with International influences built in 1952. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum sliding. Horizontal sliding; Rectangular casement; Protruding wrap-around windows on northeast corner of building. Concrete overhang; Stepped entrance; Three sets of double doors on first floor level of primary facade; Terrazzo mosaic flooring; Step-down foyer. There is an addition. Conversion and addition of space into 80 seat restaurant.

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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