|About Art Moderne Architecture
Art Moderne architecture, sometimes referred to as Streamlined Moderne, was a design style which emerged during the 1930's. It's architectural style emphasized curving forms, long horizontal lines, rounded corners, flat roofs, horizontal bands of windows, and smooth walls with no ornamentation. Curved window glass wrapping around corners, stainless steel window and door trim, and sunshade roofs over southern windows were also popular Art Moderne details.
Moderne Style Mouldings
Art Moderne style mouldings use long, smooth, parallel lines with soft corners and suggest the speed of the machine age.
|Elevation drawing and design courtesy of The D.H. Ellison Co.|
|Barbizon Apartment Hotel, Ocean Drive, 600 Block, Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL|
|U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI|
|Kenmore Hotel, 1100 Washington Avenue - Miami Beach Art Deco Historic District, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fl|
|1Canada Dry Bottling Plant, 4370 Northeast Halsey Street, Portland, Multnomah County, OR|