Art nouveau swept across Europe around the turn of the century and was embraced by architects, graphic and interior designers and artists. Here are the best cities in Europe to get a flavour of its most impressive buildings
The Sunset Tower Hotel, previously known as The St. James's Club, and The Argyle, is a historic building and hotel located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. Opened in 1931, it is considered one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the Los Angeles area. It was the residence of many Hollywood celebrities, including John Wayne and Howard Hughes. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
A 1931 Art Deco Jewel in Buffalo, New York, USA. John Wade, chief architect, with the assistance of George Dietel. The friezes were sculpted by Albert Stewart and the sculpture executed by Rene Paul Chambellan.