Fox Oakland Theater by Maury I. Diggs

Fox Oakland Theater by Maury I. Diggs

Located at 1807 Telegraph Ave. in the Uptown neighborhood of Oakland, CA and opened in 1928, the Fox Oakland Theater is a glorious mashup of Islamic, Indian and Medieval influences, along with a smidge of ArtDeco for good measure. Let’s take a closer look at the ornate façade, shall we?
Continue reading

Advertisements

Trivergence by Carl Leck

Trivergence by Carl Leck

Trivergence by Carl Leck is a series of overpass murals in Indianapolis, located on East 10th St. under I-65. Measuring approximately 1,000 linear feet, it was painted by a group of volunteers as part of the 46 for XLVI mural initiative [public art created in preparation for Indy hosting the Super Bowl].
Continue reading

Palace Hotel by Trowbridge & Livingston

Palace Hotel by Trowbridge & Livingston

Located at 2 New Montgomery St. in downtown San Francisco, the Palace Hotel was designed by NYC-based Trowbridge & Livingston and erected in 1909 on the site of the original hotel of the same name, which fell victim to the 1906 earthquake.
Continue reading

Buhl Building by Wirt C. Rowland

Buhl Building by Wirt C. Rowland

As far as I can tell, the Buhl Building seems to be considered one of Detroit’s lesser architectural gems, which is a shame because it’s gorgeous in its own right. Designed by Wirt C. Rowland, it’s located at 535 Griswold St., practically rubbing elbows with the Penobscot Building and the Guardian Building, both also designed by Rowland.
Continue reading