Art Deco in New York City

I know this is a bit off the topic of landscape architecture, but I happen to have a love for Art Deco design, and want to share some photos of this subject that I took in New York City last year. My grandfather was an architect when this style was very popular; in fact, he was one of many architects who designed the Rockefeller Center complex of buildings when he was employed by Raymond Hood.

Looking south on Lexington Avenue: G.E. Building in foreground on right, and Chrysler Building in background

Detail of Chanin Building on Lexington Avenue

G.E. Building on Lexington Avenue

Madison Belmont Building detail (on Madison Avenue)

Lexington Avenue entrance to the Chrysler Building

Lobby of Empire State Building

Rockefeller Center detail

Rockefeller Center detail
Photos by Alice Webb


One thought on “Art Deco in New York City

  1. You must have had a wonderful time taking these great photos! I really like what you have done. Of course, it is right up my alley and opens more doors for my appreciation. New York City is full of art deco architecture and nostalgia for me. It is great to have a third generation appreciate it all.

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