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Art Deco in Architecture
- Illustrated essay by Heidi Dressler on the Art Deco buildings of Kalamazoo, Michigan, US.
Art Deco in Miami Beach
- A brief history and description of the style and its prominence in the hotels of Miama Beach, from Absolutely Florida. Listing of hotels, map and directions.
Art Deco Society Inc.
- A non-profit organisation promoting the preservation Art Deco in Victoria and Tasmania. News, events, publications, membership.
The Art Deco Society of California
- A not-for-profit organization with both serious and social activities. Events, membership, preservation awards (with photographs of some Deco buildings), guide to Art Deco in the San Francisco Bay area, magazine.
Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
- Aims to save historic Art Deco structures throughout the world. Preservation issues, news, events. Pictures and listings of Art Deco buildings in the Los Angeles area.
Art Deco Society of Washington
- Supports the preservation of Art Deco architecture. Membership, events, preservation news, description and history of Art Deco sites in the area, articles and reviews, forum, links.
Art Deco Trust
- The town of Napier, New Zealand was rebuilt in the early 1930's after an earthquake and has many Art Deco buildings, some with Maori motifs. Provides photographs, history and an introduction to the style.
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church
- The official site of this towering Art Deco church in Tulsa, designed in the 1920s by Adah Robinson, gives a history and illustrated description, with commentary on its religious symbolism.
Building the Chrysler Building
- An illustrated history by Emily Zimmerman, part of America in the 1930s.
Decorative Art in Architecture as a Part of Bandung History
- An essay by Dibyo Hartono on the influence of Art Deco on the architecture of Bandung in Indonesia.
Miami Design Preservation League
- Protects, preserves and promotes the famed Art Deco District in Miami Beach, Florida. Events, architectural tours, Art Deco Museum.
Midland Hotel, Morecambe, UK
- The Friends of the Midland aim to raise awareness and funding towards the restoration of this important Art Deco building by Oliver Hill. History, photographs.
Paramount Theatre, Oakland, California
- The official site offers photographs and a history (with source) of this extraordinary Art Deco theater. The 1930s movie palace was designed by San Francisco architect Timothy Pflueger.
- NYCTourist describes this Art Deco complex of commercial buildings in New York built 1929-34. Includes images of Art Deco and Art Nouveau murals and mosaics.
South Bay Deco
- Andrew Wood of San José State University introduces the Art Deco movement and provides photographs of Deco buildings dotted around the South San Francisco Bay area.
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