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Houston Deco

Modernistic Architecture of the Texas Coast

Houston Deco( )
Author: Parsons, Jim
Bush, David
Foreword by: Hamm, Madeleine McDermott
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Night Heron Media
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

When it comes to art deco, Houston is rarely cited in the same breath as Miami, New York, or Los Angeles, but this Texas city boasts many gorgeous examples of this early-twentieth-century style, some of which are in jeopardy of being forever altered or demolished. In the 1920s, as Houston was beginning its transition from medium-sized southern city to major American metropolis, local business and civic leaders made a conscious decision to create a new image for their community. As the...
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