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ART NOUVEAU
Art Nouveau (also called Jugendstil in Germany, Secessionism in Austria, Modernisme in Spain…) is an international style of architecture that was popular in the late 19th and early 20th century (1880-1914). It used opulent, stylized designs that are characterized by curvelinear lines and the use of plant inspired motifs. Wikipedia described the style’s characteristics as “dynamic, undulating and flowing…” and noted that the buildings’ moldings seemed “to spring to life and ‘grow’ into plant-derived forms.”

The highly stylized nature of Art Nouveau design was expensive to produce, and so by the start of the First World War the style became less favored. It was replaced by the more streamlined, rectilinear architecture of the Art Deco movement which was less expensive to build and had closer ties to the new materials and construction methods that the industrial revolution created.

The wikipedia page has a good list of Nouveau architects, and places where the style was centered, which should get you started. Two great examples of Art Nouveau are the Grand Palais and the Porte Dauphine station Metro entrance in Paris.

ART DECO
Art Deco developed between 1920 and 1939 in response to Art Nouveau and many other modern styles that developed at the beginning of the 20th century. The style incorporated the looks of new technology, such as the streamlining of airplanes. Other popular themes were trapezoids, zigzagging, geometric shapes, and jumbled shapes. Commonly used materials included aluminium, stainless steel, with lacquer, inlaid wood, and exotic animal skins used in the interior design. It was considered elegant and ultra-modern in its time and as a result it became very popular, particularly in the United States.

Some famous examples of Deco are the auditorium of Radio City Music Hall and the Empire State Building in New York.


CUBIST ARCHITECTURE
Major characteristic of the Cubist style of art is how the background planes intersect with those of the object, overlapping each other in such a way that they form shallow undefined spaces. The influence of this cubist characteristic became a hallmark of the development of a new type of architecture in several European countries in the first quarter of the 20th century. The genuine Cubist architecture is very rare, but you can find some really amazing cubist buildings in France, Germany and especially in the Czech Republic, where Cubism flourished....

Fine example of Cubist architecture is House of the Black Madonna in Prague.


Your mission is to find either an Art Nouveau, Art Deco or Cubist building or structure to post in this category. Please title your waymark similar to the following example: Empire State Building – New York City, New York

These styles of architecture are famous for their types of ornamentation so any extra photos of building details would greatly enhance the quality of your waymark. Waymarks posted without a description in the “long description” section will be denied and asked to be resubmitted when the description is added. Thanks in advance for taking the time to learn about your submission and share that knowlegde with others. After all, that’s what waymarking is all about, right?

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    During the late 1920s and early 1930s the Imperial Oil Company was looking for flagship service stations. The Causeway Garage on Victoria's Inner Harbour is one such station.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

    location: British Columbia, Canada

    date approved: 11/21/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauCity Ramp Garage - Spokane, WA

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    Given the name, "City Ramp Garage" one might easily assume that this parking garage was built by the city. They would be wrong.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

    location: Washington

    date approved: 11/20/2016

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    The Jefferson County Courthouse is located at 220 N Main St, Waurika, OK, and its Art Deco influences contributed to its being listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

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    location: Oklahoma

    date approved: 11/18/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauPay 'n Takit Food Store - Spokane, WA

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    The only Art Deco building in the Hillyard Historic Business District, the old Pay 'n Takit Food Store retains essentially all of its original outward appearance.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

    location: Washington

    date approved: 11/14/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauFirst American National Bank — Port Townsend, WA

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    An imposing structure on a side street in downtown Port Townsend, it remains the only example of Art Deco in a mainly Victorian styled community.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

    location: Washington

    date approved: 11/3/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauPaulsen Building - Spokane, WA

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    The Paulsen Building is one of the more impressive, highly ornamented early buildings in the downtown Spokane area.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

    location: Washington

    date approved: 11/2/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauFred F. French Building - New York, NY

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    A classic example of art deco in New York City.

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    location: New York

    date approved: 10/29/2016

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    Town Hall and Savings Bank - Krnov

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

    location: Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 10/15/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauArt Noveau residential house - Cygnaeusgatan 2, Helsinki, Finland

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    Residential house, fine example of Nordic style of Art Noveau architecture.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

    location: Finland

    date approved: 10/9/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauRoxy Theatre - Bingara, NSW

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    The Roxy Theatre was built by three Greek immigrants in 1936.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

    location: New South Wales, Australia

    date approved: 10/5/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauVictoria Coach Station -- Westminster, London, UK

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    The Art Deco Victoria Station, built 1902, became a Listed Building in the UK

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

    location: London, United Kingdom

    date approved: 9/27/2016

    last visited: 10/30/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauLake County Courthouse - Polson, MT

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    Standing just east of the mouth of the Flathead River in downtown Polson, the Lake County Courthouse was a PWA project of the 1930s.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

    location: Montana

    date approved: 9/27/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauFormer Burton's Store -- Nelson Road, Greenwich, London, UK

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    A beautiful Art Deco building on Nelson Road in Greenwich

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

    location: London, United Kingdom

    date approved: 9/23/2016

    last visited: 9/28/2016

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    The Mudgee Regent theatre is an excellent example of an Art Deco Moderne country cinema.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

    location: New South Wales, Australia

    date approved: 9/18/2016

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    Located on the North side of Princess Street at the former location of the Capitol Theatre.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

    location: Ontario, Canada

    date approved: 9/14/2016

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    An art-deco-designed vintage gas station that has been converted to a diner on Route 66. #983

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

    location: New Mexico

    date approved: 9/13/2016

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    The 1908 art-deco styled vintage Wichita Theater in downtown Wichita Falls. #982

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

    location: Texas

    date approved: 9/12/2016

    last visited: 8/14/2016

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    Downtown Disney is a public outdoor shopping center located outside the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, United States. The general architecture of shops is Art Deco.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

    location: California

    date approved: 9/12/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauSanderson High School - Sanderson, TX

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    In 1931, this high school building was completed facing the Terrell County Courthouse.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

    location: Texas

    date approved: 9/7/2016

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    A nice art deco facade on Athos.

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    date approved: 8/30/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauUnilever House -- Victoria Embankment, City of London, UK

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    Unilever House was built in 1929 in the Neoclassical Art Deco style on the Victoria Embankment at Blackfriar's Bridge

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

    location: London, United Kingdom

    date approved: 8/22/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauArt Nouveau style Kurhaus Bad Neuenahr - RLP / Germany

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    Building in a good condition with a lot of Art Nouveau details.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 8/22/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauArt Nouveau style house, Niederhutstraße 61, Ahrweiler - RLP / Germany

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    Art Nouveau style house build 1906.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 8/20/2016

    last visited: 8/23/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauEllis Island Ferry Terminal - Jersey City, NJ

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    It's the only way for the public to get to the island.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: New Jersey

    date approved: 8/20/2016

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    Art Deco - Art NouveauO.T. Bassett Tower - El Paso, TX

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    Completed in 1930, the fifteen-story, setback skyscraper rises over a larger one-story base. Henry C. Trost was commissioned to design the building.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

    location: Texas

    date approved: 8/12/2016

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