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Chicago Art Deco



Bio Chicago Art Deco Society (CADS) is a not for profit organization dedicated to educating and preserving Chicago’s rich heritage of Art Deco design.
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Hootsuite Inc. : Commissioned in 1930 but removed and stored from 1973-1982, John W. Nortons three-story mural of Ceres underwent extensive restoration by Louis Pomerantz before being displayed in the atrium of the 1980s addition of the Chicago Board of Trade Building. #mural #artdeco #chicago

Hootsuite Inc. : #glamourmonday A fashion illustration by Louis Gaudin, circa 1930. #artdeco #fashionillustration #illustration #glamour #artdeco

Hootsuite Inc. : July 16, 1927 cover of the #chicagoan, featuring some incredibly stylish bathing suits. #designfriday #flashbackfriday #vintage #artdecochicago #artdesignchicago #magazine #cover #universityofchicago Copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc.

Hootsuite Inc. : #worlddeco This Thursday were looking at a 1930s tourism ad from Nagoya Railways in Japan. This poster advertises a Summer at Miho Peninsula and was used internally in Japan for domestic tourism. #japanesedeco #summer #vintage #artdeco #poster #vintageposter (via Wikipedia)

Hootsuite Inc. : Chrysler Motors Exhibit, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1933-34. Photo by Alden Jewell on Flickr. #worldsfair #architecture #chryslermotors #artdeco #building #chicago #chicagoworldsfair #centuryofprogress #vintage

Hootsuite Inc. : According to Wikipedia, this is a stainless steel card with two shotwelds souvenir by the Budd Company feat. the Burlington Pioneer Zephyr. Budd invented the process and used it to construct the Pioneer Zephyr. Later trains were made from the same steel as the card #trains

Hootsuite Inc. : #glamourmonday features this wedding dress with orange-blossom choker, 1934, for Baba Beaton by designer Charles James. Dubbed Americas First Couturier, James opened his first milliner shop in Chicago in 1926. #fashion #fashionhistory #artdeco #vintage

Hootsuite Inc. : Here at Art Deco Chicago we hope you all had good independence days and enjoyed the holiday week. Todays #Chicagoan features the July 2, 1927 cover #patriotic #archive #magazine #vintage #artdecochicago Copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc

Hootsuite Inc. : Worlds Fair, Century of Progress 3 cent stamp. #souvenir #stamps #worldsfair #centuryofprogress #artdeco #chicago #artdecochicago #postage #uspostoffice #vintage

Hootsuite Inc. : A 1933 promotional photo of Dolores Del Río. Del Río was the first Mexican actress to have crossover success in Hollywood. Orson Welles described her as the most interesting woman he ever met. She returned to Mexican cinema in the late 1940s. #glamourmonday

Hootsuite Inc. : June 30, 1928 cover of the Chicagoan. #chicagoan #magazinecover #summer #chicagosummer #artdecochicago #artdeco #chicago #illustration

Hootsuite Inc. : This souvenir from the Worlds Fair is an envelope holding 18 views from A Century of Progress. #centuryofprogress #artdeco #deco #vintage #viewcards #artdecochicago #worldsfair

Hootsuite Inc. : #wednesdayarchitecture Art Deco ornamentation in the door reveal of the Carbide and Carbon Building on North Michigan Avenue. Photo by Terence Faircloth, Flickr. #chicago #carbideandcarbon #relief #detail #architecture #artdeco #sculpture #chicagoartdeco

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday the 1937 Zeppelin Roadliner, named by Art Himsl who purchased the vehicle and restored it in the 1960s. Photo by Dave Parker, Flickr. This is a San Francisco prototype house car. #RV #vintage #artdeco #vehicle #vintagecar

Hootsuite Inc. : Marguerite Namara in a Chicago production of Thaïs . Namara was born in Cleveland, Ohio and performed with the Chicago Opera Theater in the late 1910s and early 1920s. #glamourmonday #theater #chicagoopera #namara

Hootsuite Inc. : Its the 88th anniversary of this issue of the Chicagoan. Given yesterdays rains here in Chicago, this same golf course would be a bit muddy today. Cover copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc #chicagoan #magazinecover #artdeco #golf #illustration

Hootsuite Inc. : Join us this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. for What Art Deco Space Always Wanted to Be: Walter W. Ahlschlager in Chicago and Cincinnati. Chicagodeco.org for more information and to register! $15 for members, $20 for public and open to all. #artdeco #architecture #ahlschlager

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday feat. the 1924 Kissel Gold Bug. The Kissel Motor Company was founded in Hartford, WI with a sales office in Chicago. This car was popular with celebrities like Amelia Earheart and Greta Garbo. Photo by David Berry. #car #artdeco #vintage #vintagecar #kissel

Hootsuite Inc. : #glamourmonday Photo of Carole Lombard, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From the cover of the January 1940 issue of Photoplay magazine. Photographer: Paul Hesse. Lombard performed in the screwball comedies of the 1930s, movies often characterized by a humorous battle of the sexes.

Hootsuite Inc. : June 1933 cover of the Chicagoan. #magazinecover #chicagoan #june #artdeco #1933 #fashion #illustration #artdeco #artdecochicago