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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.
Location Chicago, Illinois
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Hootsuite Inc. : An architectural detail from 333 North Michigan Avenue. Photo via Onasill ~ Bill Badzo on Flickr. #artdesignchicago #architecture #detail #relief #chicago #chicagoarchitecture

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday. A view of the Western and Milwaukee intersection from 1931. #vintage #chicagovintage #chicago #vintagecars #vintagechicago #transportation #blackandwhite #vintagephotography Via ctaweb on flickr

Hootsuite Inc. : #glamourmonday featuring Josephine Baker in a still from Princess Tam Tam (1935). In 2015 Baker was inducted into the Legacy Walk in Chicago. The Legacy Walk is an outdoor public which celebrates LGBT history and people. #chicago #josephinebaker #artdeco #history #glamor

Hootsuite Inc. : Fridays cover of the Chicagoan is a day shy of the 92nd anniversary of its publication date. Copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc. #artdesignchicago #designfriday #thechicagoan #vintage #artdecochicago

Hootsuite Inc. : In honor of the astrological season (Virgo), here is the Art deco bronze ornamental zodiac sign on what was the original facade of the Adler Planetarium. Image via Terence Faircloth on Flickr. #virgo #virgoseason #vintage #adlerplanetarium #chicago #artdeco #artdecochicago

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday features a painting by Nicola Wood, who specializes in surrealist paintings of vintage cars, including this beauty with art deco lines. nicolawood.com

Hootsuite Inc. : Chicago Art Decos new book, Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America will be available for sale online soon! Take a look inside the book through this special sneak peek video by Yale University Press and go to chicagodeco.org/book to learn more! #artdecochi #chicagoartdeco

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Hootsuite Inc. : After the rainy week weve had in Chicago, this Fridays #Chicagoan cover seems apropos. Copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc. #chicagoan #Magazinecover #vintage #fish #artdeco #artdecochicago

Hootsuite Inc. : This is some book! Art Deco Chicago, edited by Robert Bruegmann, looks at the #ArtDeco style that developed in #Chicago & narrates its evolution in 101 key works with incredible photos. Co-published with Chicago Art Deco ow.ly/773230lDcrJ #artdecochicago #chicagoarchitecture

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday is also #worlddeco today. This painting is Three Sisters by Yamakawa Shūhō, 1936, in the collection at the Honolulu Museum of Art. The Art Institute of Chicago also has one of his works in its collection. #artdeco #painting #chicago #vintage #yamakawashuho

Hootsuite Inc. : Fridays cover of the Chicagoan is from September 14, 1929.
Copyright The Quigley Publishing Company, a Division of QP Media, Inc.
#chicagoan #vintage #magazine #magazinecover #artdeco #artdecochicago

Hootsuite Inc. : Art Deco light fixture, 135 S. La Salle St. Taken by Alyson Hunt via flickr. #artdeco #artdecochicago #lamp #vintage

Hootsuite Inc. : #wednesdayarchitecture Black and white glazed terra cotta ornamentation on a commercial building at the corner of Lincoln, Belmont and Ashland Avenues in Chicago, Illinois. via Terence Faircloth on twitter #detail #architecture #chicago

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday An interior shot of the restored train car used as a dining room for the Silver Palm, a Chicago restaurant located at 768 N. Milwaukee. This dining car was built in 1947 by the Budd Company for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. thesilverpalmrestaurant.com

Hootsuite Inc. : #glamourmonday Mary Lou Williams was an American Jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. This shot is from circa 1946. Williams wrote and arranged for Duke Ellington, among others. During a trip to Chicago, she recorded Drag Em and Night Life as piano solos. (via wikipedia)

Hootsuite Inc. : Please join us tomorrow for the CADS Annual Picnic at the historically restored Lawrence House in Uptown! Details can be found at chicagodeco.org/events #cadsannualpicnic #lawrencehouse #artdeco #vintage #restoration

Hootsuite Inc. : Thursday’s #artdeco object is this small jewelry box from the 1933 world’s fair, shared by follower Amy Burkhardt. Have any Art Deco objects you like to share with us? Let us know. #artdecoobject #worldsfaid

Hootsuite Inc. : A shot of the entrance to the Belle Shore Apartment Hotel at 1062 West Bryn Mawr in Chicago, via Terence Faircloth on Flickr. #architecture #detail #vintage #artdeco #brynmawr #edgewater #chicago #chicagoarchitecture #artdecochicago

Hootsuite Inc. : #transportationtuesday the 1938 Talbot-Lago Teardrop. Talbot-Lago was a French automobile manufacturer outside of Paris. Talbot-Lago cars have become top-prizes at automobile auctions, selling for as much as 3.5 million #artdeco #vintage #cart #vintagecar #1938 #talbotlago