Category Archives: Art Deco

Voice of America

Observed on the Voice of America Building, D.C.:

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Modern and Deco

An odd pairing of adjacent apartment buildings, one very modern, and one art deco, observed at 16th and Church Streets, NW D.C.:

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Deco Reflecting

Observed on 16th Street, between T and U Street:

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New England Power

One of the fortunate things about Boston–and I think this largely accidental–is that it was spared from many of the architectural monstrosities of the 1950s and 1960s (the utter destruction of the West End being the obvious exception). With that … Continue reading

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A Moment of Art Deco Romanticism

Yes, the title is oxymoronic. But if Bevis Hillier and Stephen Escritt are right, much of the Art Deco movement was fundamentally oxymoronic.
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Bakelite For Breakfast, 1926

Bakelite for Breakfast, 1926
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A Moment of Art Deco Zen: The Zephyr Clock Edition

Check out this Zephyr Digital Clock from 1933.

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