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Art Deco Style Homes for Sale in Glen Highlands, Oakland

Browse art deco homes style for sale in Glen Highlands, Oakland. Art Deco style refers to a short creative movement from 1925 to 1940 which influenced the architecture of many American cities. The movements name comes from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs in Paris which was a showcase for new fashion, art, and design inspiration and was essentially a style of applied decoration and rich embellishment. Residential Art Deco architecture can be identified through bold colors, hard edges, geometric shapes like chevron and ziggurats, as well as floral and sunrise patterns, plus the use of wood, lacquer, marble, and metal.


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Frequently Asked Questions for Art Deco Style Homes for Sale in Glen Highlands, Oakland

What are common characteristics of an Art Deco style home?

* Rectangular forms arranged in a geometric fashion alongside curved ornamental elements.
* Monolithic appearance with decorative motif.
* Materials used include Terracotta, stucco, concrete, smooth stone, steel and aluminum, glass and decorative opaque vitrolite.
* Flat roofs, chimneys, spires, and tower-like structures.
* Sometimes elaborate and decorative windows, doors, and entrances.

What are examples of Art Deco architecture?

The Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center in New York, the Delano Hotel in Miami, and the Eastern Columbia Building in Los Angeles all feature Art Deco architecture.

When was the Art Deco movement?

The short-lived creative movement lasted from 1925 to 1940 and influenced the architecture of many American cities.

How many Art Deco Style Homes for Sale in Glen Highlands, Oakland?

There are 0 Art Deco Style Homes in Glen Highlands, Oakland currently.

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