Cooper Arms Apartments

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COOPER ARMS APARTMENTS
455 E. Ocean Blvd. (1923)

Architects: Alek Curlett & Claude Beelman; also Thornton Fitzhugh and William W. Teal

Builder: Scofield Engineering & Construction Co.

A twelve-story Renaissance Revival style 159 unit own-your-own apartment built by some of the City's most prominent businessmen under the leadership of L.Y. Cooper and Effie B. Cooper. Luxurious amenities included a Spanish loggia, a lobby living room with Italian terrazzo floors, a domed ballroom, a rooftop solarium with a glass enclosed cafe, art deco panelling and bronze doors. The basement contained facilities for beach bathers and other recreational rooms. There is also a landscaped courtyard and ground floor retail shops.