Delano South Beach

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Delano South Beach
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General information
Status operating
Location Miami, Florida, United States
Address 1685 Collins Avenue
Coordinates 25°47′32″N 80°07′46″W / 25.7921°N 80.1294°W / 25.7921; -80.1294Coordinates: 25°47′32″N 80°07′46″W / 25.7921°N 80.1294°W / 25.7921; -80.1294
Opening 1947; 69 years ago (1947)
Owner Morgans Hotel Group
Management Morgans Hotel Group
Technical details
Floor count 50
Floor area 2,500 square feet (230 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Robert Swartburg
Developer Rob and Rose Schwartz
Other information
Number of rooms 194
Number of suites 194
Parking 700
Website
Delano South Beach

The Delano South Beach hotel is an upscale resort located in Miami Beach, Florida. Delano is now a part of the Morgans Hotel Group collection. It is located directly on the beach. The Delano is known for its whimsical, art-deco styling and its celebrity clientele. In 2007, the Delano South Beach was ranked in the American Institute of Architects list of "America's Favorite Architecture".[1] On April 18, 2012, the AIA's Florida Chapter placed the Delano South Beach on its list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places.[2]

History[edit]

Designed by architect Robert Swartburg, the Delano was built in 1947 by Rob and Rose Schwartz. The hotel was originally utilized for military housing. The then four-winged Art Deco tower of the Delano was the tallest building in Miami. The 1994 renovations were designed by Philippe Starck.[3] The hotel is named after US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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