Colony Hotel (1939), 736 Ocean Drive, South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida

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    desingned by Henry Hohauser -- allegedly one of the most photographed hotels in the world -- interior includes a mural by Paul Simone

    Henry Hohauser (1885-1963) was born in New York City and educated at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He came to Miami in 1932 and was a practicing architect in Miami Beach for more than 20 years. Hohauser’s firm designed more than 300 buildings in the Miami area and he is credited with being the originator of modernism in Miami Beach.

    gperezche, perdom, tinkabell_001, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. janfromseattle 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Architecture Museum, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. Smithsonian Photography Initiative [deleted] 49 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the Creative Commons license! Your photograph has been featured in a blog post at THE BIGGER PICTURE.

    3. maria & solomon 48 months ago | reply

      i work 2 hotels down

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