Art Deco Stylings in Miami Beach

Art Deco Stylings in Miami Beach
... traveler. Lounge on the beach, relax by the pool, shop at the boutiques, indulge in world-class international cuisine and tour the famed Miami Beach art deco district. Miami Beach's art deco District Illuminated After Dark Miami Beach’s Architectural Historic District, more commonly known as the art deco District (Travel Guide), is the first 20th-century neighborhood to be recognized by the National Register of Historic Places and one of the earliest listings to recognize the importance...
October 26th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: architecture, Art, art deco, featuredarticle1, Miami Beach, top-feature, tour

The Marine Building: One of Vancouver’s Heritage Treasures

The Marine Building: One of Vancouver’s Heritage Treasures
... the Marine Building stands elegantly, like a grand old lady. Once the tallest building in the city, the building is unique, and is one of the great art deco buildings in the world.  When it was built in 1930, the architects, McCarter & Narine intended it to be “like a giant crag rising from the sea, decorated with clinging sea flora and fauna”.  The building cost $2.3 millon to build, far over budget, and due to the Great Depression it was sold to the Guinness family of Ireland...
December 21st, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: architecture, art deco, featuredarticle, heritage buildings, History & Information, Restaurants & Bars

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