Art Deco Style

  • Westhope, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, was built for his cousin in the art deco style in 1929.

    Westhope, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, was built for his cousin in the art deco style in 1929. Set in Tulsa, Okla., the home is constructed of concrete walls, but with bright windows and an…   See the Image

  • The Royal Palm Hotel in Miami is a classic example of fun and fresh art deco architecture, which now line the streets as popular tourist attractions.

    Miami set the trend for an art deco comeback when, in the 1980s, newer buildings and hotels throughout South Florida began to combine classic art deco architectural elements with bright colors…   See the Image

  • Constructed in 1922 and exemplifying unique art deco detailing, the 22-story Powhatan apartment complex's terra-cotta ornamental panels feature scenes influenced with Native American culture.

    Constructed in 1922 and exemplifying unique art deco detailing, the 22-story Powhatan apartment complex's terra-cotta ornamental panels feature scenes influenced with Native American culture.…   See the Image

  • The Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., is one of the best remaining examples of art deco architecture in the country.

    The Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., is one of the best remaining examples of art deco architecture in the country. The 110-foot-high tile mosaic front is a bold and eclectic example of the…   See the Image

  • This Southwestern-inspired art deco home follows all the characteristics of the art deco style.

    This Southwestern-inspired art deco home follows all the characteristics of the art deco style. With its flat roof, geometric exterior design and the use of materials such as glass block, mirrors…   See the Image

  • Constructed in the early 1930s, this home was built at the height of the art deco craze and is considered an important masterpiece of the era.

    Constructed in the early 1930s, this home was built at the height of the art deco craze and is considered an important masterpiece of the era. Smooth walls, bold, exterior decoration, flat roof…   See the Image

  • Located in Tulsa, Okla., the Fire Alarm Building was designed by Frederick Kershner with influences from ancient Mayan temples.

    Located in Tulsa, Okla., the Fire Alarm Building was designed by Frederick Kershner with influences from ancient Mayan temples. Built in 1931, the building served as the central reporting station…   See the Image

  • One of the most iconic architectural structures in the United States, the Empire State Building is an art deco treasure.

    One of the most iconic architectural structures in the United States, the Empire State Building is an art deco treasure. The design of the well-known skyscraper, typical of pre-World War II…   See the Image

  • he Chrysler Building shines as what could be the most popular art deco structure to date.

    The Chrysler Building shines as what could be the most popular art deco structure to date. Its stainless steel metal ornamented top is highlighted by different design elements such as…   See the Image

  • Original Powder Room

    Published 02/18/13
    Black-and-Gold Powder Room at Al Capone's Miami Hideaway

    Architect Luis Pons left the powder room's Art Deco decor untouched -- it's the same as it was in Capone's day.   See the Image