Tag Archives: Art Moderne

Plaza Theater Building: Canton, TX

Canton is a short hop off Interstate 20 heading home from Texas to home in Mississippi.  I was already dragging and had stopped to take a little stretch and headed toward downtown.  The Plaza Theater caught my eye–not particularly because … Continue reading

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Old Greyhound Bus Terminal: 1100 New York Avenue

Approaching preservation from the standpoint of sustainability has its followers, and yet, Bill Rees (1998 and 1999) argues …designers, planners, architects, builders have as yet not realized their role in sustainability. (Cooper, 1999). I am not yet ready to argue that … Continue reading

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Dillon Funeral Home Building

This circa 1935 art moderne style building stopped me in my tracks while we were in Leland.  It is part of the Leland Historic District, which comprises much of downtown. In addition to the curved recess at the windows, the … Continue reading

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