1230-1236 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, Florida USA

In Front Apartments

Construction date: 1934*

Current name:

Hotel Ocean

Architect:

L. Murray Dixon

Builder:

Riley Construction Company

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Mediterranean Revival.

Picturesque interior courtyard; Clay barrel tile roof; Arched doorways inside courtyard; Rough stucco walls; Unusual configuration for Ocean Drive with two mirror image buildings oriented sideways; Little added decoration or ornamentation (records show that much of the original ornamentation has been removed)

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

L. Yolles

 

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:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Eligibility:

Eligible as contributing resource

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Mediterranean Revival style built in 1934. The structural system is concrete block. The foundation is reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. Exterior walls are rough stucco; Added ledges and quoins made of smooth stucco The building has a mansard roof clad in replacement spanish tile. Windows are replacement aluminum casements. There is a five-story, rear ell, extension addition. Both buildings added onto by 5-story addition hidden behind the original Approach the primary entryway through the central courtyard; Courtyard leads to several entryways into both buildings; Present primary entryway is located towards the rear of the southern building

* Date source: Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser

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