L. Murray Dixon
P.J. Davis Construction Company
Collins avenue hotel, Art Deco.
Tripartite facade design with southwest corner of building as center point; Slightly stepped ziggurat parapet roofline; Continuous eyebrows rounded at corners at every floor level; Porthole windows above third floor level windows; Horizontal banding below second and third floor windows and at cornice; Building rounded at southwest corner; Relief racing stripes flank rounded building corner
R.A. Belsham, engineer
Morris Newmark (original)
Designated at National level
Miami Beach Architectural District
Designated at Local level : Ocean Drive/Collins Avenue District, 1986
Community Planning and Development
This is a 3-story hotel in the Art Deco style built in 1939. The structural system is concrete block stucco. The foundation is spread footing. The building has a flat with parapet roof. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Recessed porch opens up directly onto the northeast corner of Collins Avenue and 12th street; Porch wraps around and extends along south and west elevations. Primary entryway along the south elevation of the building, on the porch. There is a single-story addition. 13' x 20' x 17' addition to card room.
* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records
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