Art Deco Architecture Across Canada (Canadian purchasers)
ISBN: 978-0-9812413-1-9 | 320 pages; hardcover
11” x 11” / 28 x 28 cm | 3.5 lbs. 1.7 kg
435 colour photographs (many never before published)
Foreword by Alastair Duncan, worldwide authority on Art Deco
Art Deco Architecture Across Canada: Stories of the country's buildings between the two World Wars is the first-ever compilation of Art Deco-style buildings located in big cities and small towns from coast to coast.
More than 150 works of architecture are featured, ranging from high-profile office towers, city halls and department stores, to apartment buildings and private homes, churches and neighbourhood movie theatres. Informative and entertaining stories, written in a friendly and accessible style, accompany each of the buildings. Overall, the book provides a unique portrait of what life was like in Canada between the late 1920s and the early 1950s.
The book contains 435 full-colour photos and more than 100 black-and-white period photos, each with detailed captions that explain the architectural and decorative features of each structure. It also includes a comprehensive definition of Art Deco architecture, thorough indexes, helpful glossary, and extensive bibliography.
Ideal for those interested in our country’s history, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada will delight Deco aficionados at home and abroad. It serves as a distinctive souvenir for visitors, and an essential resource for heritage enthusiasts and local historians passionate about preserving the rich legacy of this era.