Cavalier
 
Architect:  Roy France
 
Year Constructed:  1936
 
Address:  1320 Ocean Drive
 
Façade Structure:  The Façade is symmetrical, with the central section rising above and forward from the wings.
 
Façade Decorations:  The central section has three vertical bands that continue above and below the windows (spandrels) with rich decorative frieze panels. The hotel sign is sculptured into a horizontal band at the top of this section. The wings also have decorative, but simpler, vertical bands continuing above and below the windows.
 
Entrance:  The building has a simple entrance door with keystone decorations around the door and round decorative light fixtures at each side.
 
Frieze Panels:  The frieze panels above and below the windows (spandrels) have an american indian theme.
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