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Lecture: The Evolution of Art Deco in San Francisco

  • The Old Mint 88 5th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Therese Poletti, ADSC Preservation Director, will be giving a talk at SF History Days on "The Evolution of Art Deco in San Francisco: From boomtown skyscrapers, apartment towers and movie palaces of the 1920s to the public decade of the 1930s."

The talk is a whirlwind history of how the Art Deco style evolved in San Francisco during the 1920s and 1930s, including some building archetypes, motifs, and a brief discussion of the most important Bay Area architects of the era. It will be in the main floor theater.

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