1 Lincoln Rd Miami Beach, Florida USA

Di Lido

Construction date: documented 1948*

Current name:

The Ritz-Carlton

Architect:

Igor Polevitsky

Builder:

Arkin Construction Company

Style:

Miami Modern.

rounded corner on the top three floors of the south elevation; continuous eyebrows on the top three floors; horizontally angled eyebrows and windows on south elevation; recessed entrance under overhang; neon "Di Lido" signage; horizontal striping on the continuous windows; top three levels separated by horizontal banding; balconies in a few sections of the top three floors

Open to the public:

Yes.  

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Miami Beach Architectural District
Designated at Local level : Ocean-Drive Collins Avenue Historic District

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 11-story hotel in the Miami Modern style built in 1948. The structural system is concrete block. The foundation is concrete pile. Exterior walls are original stucco and original stucco. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are fixed. The top three floors have large horizontal bands of windows with continuous eyebrows. The remaining floors have fixed windows. The primary entryway on the south elevation is setback under an overhang supported by four square columns. The entrance has two double glass doors and fixed large glass windows on the right.

* Date source: City of Miami Beach Building Department records

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