California Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 2)

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Advance Company Bank
Beverly Hills, CA
The Advance Company Building was built in 1929. The ground floor now houses the In-Ex furniture store. [map]

Page Academy
Beverly Hills, CA
Payne Building
Beverly Hills, CA
The Page Academy, a private school, was built in 1947. The building housed the Brown Day School in 1955. I don't know if that was the original occupant. It was housing the Page Academy by 1966. [map]

The Payne Building was built in 1925 and was remodeled to its current look in 1936. The remodeling was designed by William Gage. The building housed the Payne Furnace and Supply Co. Plant. [map]

Burbank City Hall
Burbank, CA
Burbank City Hall was designed by William Allen and W. George Lutzi. It was built in 1943 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Place. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Sterling Cleaners
Burlingame, CA


The Sterling Cleaners building was built in 1926. The facade and sign appear to be from the 1940s or 1950s. The sign was repainted just before these photos were taken in 2014. It was previously painted yellowish brown. In 2021, the business had closed. The building was painted gray and the sign was painted pink. In 2022, the sign was painted brown. [map]

former Bank of America
Chico, CA
This Bank of America building was designed by Henry Anthony Minton and built in 1931. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Franklin D. Roosevelt Junior High School
Compton, CA
Franklin D. Roosevelt Junior High School was destroyed in an earthquake in 1933. It had been rebuilt by 1935. [map]

Concord, CA


These vitrolite and brick glass storefronts are probably from 1946. That's when Concord Jewelers opened here. In 2018, the jewelers was gone. The building was adapted and now houses other businesses. The vitrolite and glass block are still there. [map]

Veterans Memorial Building
Corning, CA
This Veterans Memorial Building was built in 1931. [map]