California Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 7)

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Aimee's Castle
Lake Elsinore, CA
Aimee's Castle was designed by Edwin Bickman and built in 1929 in a Moorish Revival and Art Deco style. The retreat house was built for Sister Aimee, a radio evangelist. For more, see this website. [map]

Mt. Whitney Hotel
Lindsay, CA
This Mt. Whitney Hotel was built in 1929. It was the first hotel in the Central Valley with air conditioning. [map]

City Hall
Livermore, CA
The Livermore City Hall building was built as Independence Hall, a boarding house, in 1875. It was later used as a bank. From 1905-1957, the building housed the town hall, jail, and firehouse. These Art Deco details are from a remodeling in 1937. The ground floor now houses the Chantilly Lace Salon. [map]

former Bank of America
Los Gatos, CA
This former Bank of America building was built in 1931. It was designed by Henry A. Minton. [map]

Post Office
Martinez, CA
City Hall
Maywood, CA
Blooming Affair
Floral & Gifts
Merced, CA
This Post Office was designed by Louis A. Simon and built from 1936-1937. [map]

Maywood City Hall was designed by E.R. Edwards and built in 1938. [map]

The building currently houses Blooming Affair Floral & Gifts and other retail stores. The building appears to be from the 1930s or 1940s. [map]

medical office
Modesto, CA
Bonanza Tortilleria
Modesto, CA
This medical office was built in 1937. It was designed for Russell Guerne DeLappe, an architect, and his father, a doctor. This photo is from 2014. Around 2018, the louvers above the door were removed and the door was boarded up. [map]

The Bonanza Tortilleria was built as a Safeway supermarket. It opened in 1937. After this photo was taken in 2008, the canopy around the building fell off and was removed. [map]

Napa Auto Parts
Mojave, CA
This Napa Auto Parts store looks like it was originally a supermarket or department store from the 1940s. [map]

Aztec Hotel
Monrovia, CA
The Aztec Hotel was designed by Robert Stacy-Judd and built in 1925. This Art Deco building was influenced by Mayan architecture. The hotel has been restored in recent years, preserving the detailed interior. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Monroe Elementary School
Monrovia, CA
The Monroe Elementary School appears to be from the late 1930s or 1940s. [map]