Art Deco

Art Deco buildings which are included in WHS inscriptions. Limited to:
a. Significant buildings
b. Buildings whose Art Deco credentials are referred to in the Inscription document or Advisory Body review

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Asmara
Belfries Beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville (Charleroi); Beffroi de Lille
Camagüey
Edinburgh St Andrew's House
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works The Theatre
Jaipur City, Rajasthan The last distinct phase was during the early 20th century, when the city expanded in all directions. This period saw the introduction of the Art Deco style, which was adapted to the building typologies (AB ev)
Kulangsu
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle The Fine Arts Museum Chaux de Fonds
Liverpool Queensway Mersey tunnel buildings
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin Gare de Lens
Old Havana Bacardi Building
Oporto Coliseu do Porto
Panamá Building at Plaza de la Independencia (Casco Viejo)
Paris, Banks of the Seine Palais de Chaillot
Rio de Janeiro Christ the Redeemer - considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world (wiki)
Singapore Botanic Gardens many black and white British bungalows shows how the style incorporated elements of UK's Arts and Crafts and Art Deco movements
Valparaiso Several buildings in the Upper Town, some now turned into hotels
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai

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