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Art Deco __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_deco 


Art Deco Architecture __ "If you are a big fan of Art Deco Architecture, or want to learn more about this fabulous art movement, you've come to the right place!" History, articles, architects and more. - illustrated - From retropolis.net - http://www.retropolis.net/ 


Art Deco Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ You will find images and basic information. - illustrated - From Great buildings Online - http://www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/art_deco.html

 

Art Deco Architecture - History of Art Deco Architecture __ "These were the buildings of the future: sleek, geometric, dramatic. With their cubic forms and zigzag designs, art deco buildings embraced the machine age."  A good overview. - illustrated - From about.com - http://architecture.about.com/od/artdeco/ss/artdeco.htm  

 


 
Art Deco and Art Moderne architecture 1925 - 1940 __ You will find a gallery of click-to-enlarge examples of Art Deco architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Tom Paradis - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/artdeco/ 


Art Deco Buildings __ Examples of Art Deco style in London. - illustrated - From london-footprints.co.uk - http://www.london-footprints.co.uk/artdecobldgs.htm 


Art Deco Houses __ You will find a long list of click-to-view Art Deco homes from around the world. - illustrated - From http://www.decopix.com/New%20Site/Pages/Directory%20Pages/Houses_dir.html

 

Art Deco Links __ A collection of resources about Art Deco architecture. - From pipeline.com - http://www.pipeline.com/~trob/decolink.htm  

 

 


Art Deco Materials __ You will find resources about many of the materials used in Art Deco architectural design. - From adsw.org - http://www.adsw.org/resource/websites/Architecture/Materials/
 
Art Deco Web Sites: Architecture : Buildings __ You will find a long list of resources. - From adsw.org - http://www.adsw.org/resource/websites/Architecture/Buildings/ 


Art Deco World __ A commercial site with Art Deco Architecture Photo Galleries, City Office Buildings, Apartments and Residences, Public Art and Architecture, Cinemas and Theatres, art objects and more. - illustrated - From artdecoworld.com - http://www.artdecoworld.com/ 

 

BBC - Homes - Design - Art deco period style __ "Art deco began in Europe, particularly Paris, in the early years of the 20th century, but didn't really take hold until after World War I. It reigned until the outbreak of World War II." You will find general information. - illustrated - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/homes/design/period_artdeco.shtml

 

Chicago, Illinois, Art Deco Skyscrapers __ Gallery of annotated photos of Chicago Art Deco skyscrapers. - illustrated - From artdecoworld.com - http://www.artdecoworld.com/gallerychicago.htm  


Chrysler Building __ "The Chrysler Building is an example of Art Deco architecture, and the distinctive ornamentation of the tower is based on the hubcaps that were then being used on Chrysler automobiles. The building is also arguably the best example of the Art Deco period of New York architecture,..." Photos, history and more. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_Building

 


 
The Chrysler Building: Famous Art Deco Architecture __ "2010 Marks 80 Years for This Historic Landmark and Famous American Symbol"  General overview including history and some interesting facts. - From associatedcontent.com - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1531481/the_chrysler_building_famous_art_deco.html?cat=16

 

Decopix - The Art Deco Architecture Resource __ Randy Juster provides dozens of spectacular photographs of the world's major Art Deco buildings, along with a discussion of the style and more. - illustrated - From decopix.com - http://www.decopix.com/

 

Empire State Building __ "The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_State_Building

 

Five Great Art Deco Buildings in Los Angeles __ A good description of five Los Angeles Art Deco landmarks.  Sadly no images. - From associatedcontent.com - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/12274/five_great_art_deco_buildings_in_los.html?cat=8

 

List of Art Deco architecture __ An extensive list of Art Deco buildings most of which are live links to more detail about the building. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Art_Deco_architecture   


New York Architecture Images- Art Deco / Art Moderne __ You will find a large collection of click-to-enlarge images of Art Deco buildings in New York City. Scroll down the page to find text overview. - illustrated - From nyc-architecture.com - http://www.nyc-architecture.com/STYLES/STY-artdeco.htm 


Noted Art Deco architects __ Biographic information. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_deco#Noted_Art_Deco_architects

 

 

Paramount Theatre of the Arts __ Learn the history of this magnificent Art Deco structure.  You may read a general overview where you land or use the links in the upper right side for a detailed history including architects, etc. - From paramounttheatre.com - http://www.paramounttheatre.com/history.html

 

Rockefeller Center - the Rockefeller Center photo tour __ "Rockefeller Center is an art deco marvel consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 11 acres in midtown Manhattan..."  Text and image. - illustrated - From nyctourist.com - http://www.nyctourist.com/rock_center1.htm

 

Skyscrapers 1925-1945 __ Gallery of annotated, click-to-enlarge photos of skyscrapers from the Art Deco Age. - illustrated - From bc.edu - http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/20_sky1b.html  
 

 

 

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