1751 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida USA

South Seas Hotel

Construction date: documented 1941*

Current name:

South Seas Hotel


Melvin Grossman


Robert L. Turchin


Miami Modern.

terrazzo floor design; bowed and fluted center bay; eyebrows on the south elevation; double eave on the west elevation with neon "south seas" signage between; slightly elevated porch on the west elevation;

Open to the public:



Status of Historic Designation:

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

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 7-story domestic building in the Miami Modern style built in 1941. 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. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. The windows on the south elevation have eyebrows. There is a single-story open porch. The primary entryway is a double glass door centered on the slightly elevated porch on the west elevation. Fixed and transom windows flank the double doors. Covering the entryway is a large overhang supported by two square columns. The porch and interior lobby area has an original terrazzo floor design.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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