Posts tagged art deco
Posts tagged art deco
Detail, Post Office, Strasbourg, France
Photo by Bob Gorman
When I saw this come up, I was reminded immediately of this similar bas relief sculpture (“Sound”) at Rockefeller Center:
Revolution Bar, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Photo by Daniel Nixon
Spare but it works.
GarGAlong with the BT Building and Fat Cat Bar this wonderful art deco building provides some much needed aesthetic pleasure in the otherwise horrible Trinity St area.
Another photo, different photographer (Gary Sheldon):
The entrance to what was once The Grand theatre on the corner of Trinity Street and Foundry Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The Grand was originally built in 1898 was converted to a cinema in 1932 and shortly afterwards burned down. It was rebuilt and opened as the Odeon in 1937 and traded until closing in 1975. It has latterly been converted to a public bar, at present called Revolution.
Colonial Theatre, Stockton, California
Photos by Anomalous_A
Wide shot and exterior lobby close-up.
Plaza Theatre, Stockport, England
Photo by Peter Ashton
Restored Deco theater in Stockport, near Manchester.
Detail, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Photo by wolverine_9_5
Art Deco eagle on the exterior.
At first I was mystified why I could not find this on Google Maps streetview. All I saw was an archer statue where I could have swarn this statue was. Once I got a look at a photo gallery of the area I came to realize this was the base for that archer statue. When I took this picture I saw no trace of the archer, not even his feet. I wasn’t able to find the name of this work, but it was done by Carl Milles.
S… St. Paul
St. Paul, Minnesota
Photo by Dan
Gorgeous little Deco building.
Originally the Women’s Club, this was restored by Wold Architects and Engineers for their headquarters.
Fox Theatre, Spokane, Washington
Photo by Patrick Jordan
Interior detail from the 1931 theater, saved from destruction, restored and reopened in 2007.
Ocean Terminal (Model), Southampton, Hampshire, England
Photo by Mike
Photo of a model of the old Southampton Ocean Terminal, demolished 1983.
Old postcard of the building:
Embassy of The Netherlands, Sofia, Bulgaria
Photo by e-diote du village
The Dutch embassy in Sofia.
S… Sioux City
Badgerow Building, Sioux City, Iowa
Photo by Debra Jane Seltzer
Detail of a building absolutely covered in Native American themed Deco.
For an interesting take on early 20th century architecture incorporating Native motifs, see this page I stumbled on a while back on the blog Drawing on Indians. It discusses Detroit’s Penobscot Building and then moves on to themes applicable to other buildings, like the one above.