This outdoor pool opened in May 1935 and continues to be a huge social asset for the people of Penzance. It has an unusual triangular enclosure, with its walls designed […]
This ex-hotel on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow opened in 1938, and was known as Glasgow’s first skyscraper, being the tallest building erected in Glasgow between the two world wars. Since its hey days […]
This Art Deco skyscraper opened in May 1930 and enjoyed the status of tallest building in the world, until the Empire State Building grabbed the title just eleven months later. […]
Carreras Factory (opened 1928), Camden, London, February 2016 These large black cats and Egyptian columns belong to a 1920s art deco building in north London; a cigarette factory, no less. […]
-Look Up, Look Down Challenge, Week 78 Every Thursday, I publish a post containing photos taken from above or below, and invite you to join in the challenge by posting your own […]
Two of my favourite things – Art Deco architecture and Beer!
“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” –Edgar Allan Poe If you don’t know where this cat is, the answer to that mystery can be found here.
Brussels abounds with Art Deco buildings, in a pleasant mix of colours, sizes and designs. I loved the reflection here as it incorporates nature as well as the columns of […]
Following on from my Egyptian Revival post a couple of weeks ago, I thought I’d expand on the art deco theme. These windows belong to Shropshire House, an office building […]
The Carreras Cigarette Factory, a large Art Deco building in Camden, comes as quite a surprise to anyone strolling through this north London area. It is as stunning an example […]