There’s more to Detroit’s Art Deco than skyscapers. A lot more.
Diego Rivera often worked big, but I was unprepared for his colossal Detroit Industry, consisting of 27 panels.
A gallery of tote bags from Art Deco World Congress events.
With the Guardian and Fisher Buildings, the Penobscot completes Detroit’s Art Deco skyscraper trifecta.
The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 devastated Yokohama but also paved the way for some new Art deco buildings.
In addition to Art Deco commerical architecture, Denver has a handful of Streamline Moderne houses as well.
The business empire that the Fisher Building celebrates began as a small blacksmith shop.
Detroit’s Guardian Building went up, literally, as the stock market was going down.