Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
815 Houston Ave.
Completed: 1941
Architects: R. Newell Waters with E. Kelly Gaffney

The design combines Art Moderne streamlining with an Art Deco pylon. The glass blocks in the pylon, lighted at night, mark the showroom entrance.

above |façade, 2006
detail | façade, 1972

Photo by David Bush
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