Fairwind Hotel (originally Fairmont)

L.Murray Dixon
1000 Collins Avenue

Here the vertical marquee counters the horizontality of the tripartite facade. Bas relief decorations are on the spandrels of the 2nd register, which is a taller floor than the third. Corners are emphasized by the porch columns with the unfluted pilasters above. Although the eyebrows are continuous, they make a right angle at the corner rather than being rounded, as they are on most Art Deco buildings in Miami.

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