Posts tagged 1936
Posts tagged 1936
Detail of one of the many exceptional Deco pavilions in Fair Park, Dallas. Most of the buildings on the complex were constructed for the Texas Centennial Exposition in 1936
LA City Hall at night, 1936.
Beams of light seem to shoot from the top of Los Angeles City Hall in this long exposure photo taken in 1936.
Sometimes I come across train images I can’t not share, even though they’re not architecture.
GM&N Rebel diesel streamliner (1936) styled by Otto Kuhler
Roosevelt was born Jan. 30, 1882.
Happy belated birthday, FDR! Yesterday marked the 32nd President’s 131st birthday. The four-term P.O.T.U.S. is best known for his New Deal plan during the Great Depression and his leadership during World War II. Despite losing the use of his legs at age 39 after a battle with Polio, Roosevelt is remembered for his sense of humor and optimism.
This Roosevelt campaign poster from 1936 can be found in the online collection of the Kentucky Historical Society.
The Griffith Observatory at night, 1935.
Pretty, pretty building, appropriately for whose building it is.
The Max Factor Building, Highland Avenue in Hollywood, 1936.
Deco apartments. And that car!
The Mauretania in 1936. The art-deco landmark on Rossmore Avenue was designed by Milton J. Black for actor Jack Haley, who lived in the penthouse for 20 years.
Mural, Lane Tech College Prep High School, Chicago, Illinois
by Terence Faircloth
Huge painting in the school auditorium. Wow.
Oil on steel painting entitled “Native American Theme” by John Walley executed in 1936; the piece measures 43 ft by 20 ft. and is located in the the school auditorium of what is now the Lane Tech College Prep High School at 2501 West Addison Street on the Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois.
The work was sponsored by the Federal Art Project which was part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) designed to provide work for unemployed Americans during the Great Depression.
Elwood Bar and Grill, Detroit, Michigan
by Scott Laidlaw
I think I posted this exact photo earlier but I can’t find where I did it, so doing it again :)
This is the Elwood Bar and Grill on Brush Street in downtown Detroit. It is by Ford Field and Comerica Park. It was built in 1936 by architect Charles Noble in the Art Deco style. A bit of trivia I discovered (or maybe it is well known, but was new to me…lol) was that it was named for its original location at Elizabeth and Woodward. My friend Derek told me that it was moved here to this spot after plans for Comerica Park were laid out.
Another building rendering by John Oldham.
Gledden Building - John Oldham, 1936-37.