Fries’ Above Ground Pool in the Art Deco Taste, Fries, Virginia
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The Best Bus Barn In America…Coca Cola Bottling Company, Indianapolis, Indiana
858-868 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana
Within the National Register of Historic Places-Listed Massachusetts Avenue Historic District of Indianapolis, Indiana–one of the great state capitols in America, the “Bus Barn” of the Indianapolis Public Schools is housed in this architectural wonder. The rather well kept resource is a [...]
Apparently Everything Is Bigger In Texas…Million-Dollar Shaft Memorial…Design For The San Jacinto Monument…Intelligence Claims Tallest Monument In The World…San Jacinto Battle Field…Houston Ship Channel…Harris County, Texas
Apparently Everything Is Bigger In Texas
Million-Dollar Shaft Memorial
Design For The San Jacinto Monument
Intelligence Claims Tallest Monument In The World
San Jacinto Battle Field
Houston Ship Channel
Harris County, Texas
Apparently not long after the erection of the 567.31-foot column, the San Jacinto Monument, on the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, a “Second Battle of San Jacinto” [...]
While the two-over-one light wood windows within this view are no doubt original to the Circa 1895 building of the Hazelwood Sanatorium, Louisville, Kentucky, the operating room seen above has been modernized as it appears in the manner of such rooms just before the Second World War. Also known as the Association Sanatorium of Hazelwood, [...]
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No Alleyway, No Problem…At Least Not In Kearney Street…NE Washington DC
Interesting Residential Garage Building, 1200 Block of Kearney Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.
For those fortunate enough to climb, the terraced, uphill urban lots can often make for more private, wind-friendly and, not to mention, architectural living… What better than a Victorian or Four Square atop a [...]
For Once We Like A Modern Storefront?
Modern Storefront, Designed by V.S. Klein, Art Director, Electrical Products Corporation, Seattle, Washington
In the early 1930s the Art Deco and Moderne styles were not individually recognizable forms, they were simply modern. Working for the Electrical Products Corporation in Seattle, V.Z. Klein spent some of his time dedicated to storefront [...]
A German-American immigrant, John Henry Nolde (1867-?) officially began baking “his own” bread in Richmond, Virginia in 1892 at 25 years of age when he founded Nolde’s Bread or what would become Nolde Brothers Inc.. As was often the case, the young, single 32 year old entrepreneur and baker was still living with his 50 year [...]
Brought to you by the Works Progress Administration or the Works Projects Administration or whatever the hell they were calling it in 1940 (let’s just say the WPA), this flame bag of a city hall stands in Glendale, California as a wondrous example of WPA architecture in the high style, fabulous Art Deco taste…
We’ve seen numerous city halls [...]
One of the great things about education and, as a result, business-related travel is the opportunity to see places that one might otherwise never have seen. We will honestly admit that Kansas City, Missouri was not on our “to do” list!
Boy oh boy, were we ever wrong!
In Federal City we have what some call “our nation’s phallus.” [...]