Art Deco/Moderne

While there is variation between Art Deco and Art Moderne, both styles represent the technological advancements of the early twentieth century. Responding to the elaborate forms and ornamentation of many of the period revivals, both are based on geometric form which emphasizes a sleek appearance. A wide variety of theaters, homes, industrial buildings and interiors throughout Minneapolis employed Moderne and Art Deco features.

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Art Deco/Moderne Style in Minneapolis:

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011