Our last installment ended at Hotel Nacional which has hosted mobsters, politicians and actors. I leave it to you to decide how many categories that makes.
Once in a while. somebody hits on a design that not only looks good but remains functional and popular for decades.
…If you thought (as I did) that those were the years of plentiful cheap energy or that people weren’t paying attention to how much they used, you’d be wrong.
Well, no, but which looks more realistic to you?
In the case of these three diamond Deco doors, I could have sworn they were nearly identical–until I looked at the photos.
Do you really need a map to find Art Deco in Havana? Heck, no. Still, this may save a little time and give you an idea of the distances involved.
In 1937, you could get one of these swanky clocks at Sears.
Although the opening of the 1939 New York Worlds Fair was timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of George Washington’s inauguration, this bit of trivia didn’t get much traction, as we say these days.