Deco by the bay: art deco architecture in the San Francisco Bay area
Illustrated with over 150 color plates of exteriors and interiors, Deco by the Bay takes us on an inspiring tour of the Bay Area, and it shows us how to appreciate the buildings as a whole, as well as the details of Art Deco ornament that provide so much lively design interest - zigzags, chevrons, rays, speed lines, stepped arches, and stylized floral and natural forms. In addition to an in-depth discussion of the primary Deco buildings and their architects, Deco by the Bay includes separate chapters on plaster and terra cotta, which were important components of Deco architecture. The final section of the book is devoted to nine walking tours - illustrated with maps and photographs - that lead us through the following districts in San Francisco: Marina, Pacific Heights, Downtown, South of Market Street, Upper Market Street; and also through Downtown Alameda, Downtown Berkeley, and Uptown and Downtown Oakland.
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The Art Deco Style and Its Sources
Art Deco Plaster
Art Deco Terra Cotta
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155 Sansome Street apartment building architects Art Deco buildings ART DECO SOCIETY Baumann Bibliography Broadway Building fig built about 1935 California Chestnut Street Color plates Commercial building cornice cotta Cubism Deco-ized designed bv designed by Albert designed by Herman designed by Timothy detail of molded Donald Deskey Douglas Keister entrv facade finish flats buildings George Kelham glass-block Golden Gate Bridge Greco Deco highrise interior Kelham lobbv Market Street marquee Mayan ment building Miller & Pflueger Mission Street molded ornament molded-plaster ceiling molded-plaster ornament Montgomery Street motifs mural neon sign notable Oakland Pacific Heights Pacific Telephone Company Park Street Pflueger for Miller Photograph by Douglas pilasters plaster ornament remodeled Russ Building San Francisco Spanish Colonial Revival stenciled stepped profile Stock Exchange Building streamlining Street fig stvle stylized floral Telegraph Avenue Telephone Company Building terra terra-cotta terra-cotta tile terrazzo Timothy Pflueger transom vertical sign Walking Tour window spandrels York zigzags