Art Deco Style

  • Exterior: Chicago Townhouse

    Known for its bold geometric shapes, smooth curves and high-gloss finishes, art deco architecture flourished internationally during the 1930s and '40s. This glam style can mostly be found in…   Read the Blog

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

    See examples of the art deco architectural style and famous art deco landmarks.   See the Gallery

  • Al Capone's Vacation Home: Step Into a Piece of History

    Tour the mobster's beautifully preserved Art Deco home on this exclusive Miami enclave.   See the Gallery

  • Wyandotte High School, located in Kansas City, Kan., is a fully-accredited, public high school that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

    Wyandotte High School, located in Kansas City, Kan., is a fully-accredited, public high school that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The bold exterior decorations…   See the Image

  • 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