Art Deco Separated At Birth #15-Tiny Skyscrapers

Can there be a greater contradiction than the tiny skyscraper? Read More

Art Deco Separated At Birth #14 – Cutting Corners

Some Art Deco buildings where the architect cut corners. Literally. Read More

Art Deco Separated at Birth #13 – Peace Hotel Entrance & Lounge

Two views of Shanghai’s spectacular Peace Hotel. From 1997, the original lobby check-in area (you can just make out a luggage cart at lower right) and from 2015 where the original lobby is now a lounge. Looks like the clock did not survive … Read More

Art Deco Separated At Birth #12 – Gates

Some “French” Art Deco metalwork, only not in France. Read More

Art Deco Separated at Birth #11 – Outdoor Lighting

Some Art Deco Separated at Birth installments require close inspection. Not this one. Read More

Art Deco Separated at Birth #10 – United Artists Theaters

In 1986, I took a shot of the Four Star Theater on Wilshire Boulevard in L.A. And then, something strange happened…. Read More

Art Deco Separated at Birth #9 – Joseph W. Harris House, Berkeley, California

I think a photo dating from when the house was built, alongside how it looks today makes for an interesting comparison. Read More

Art Deco Separated at Birth #8 – Lamb & L.M. Persons Houses

I realized I had seen this Art Deco house before, in an ad for Insulux glass block. Read More