This architectural style emerged in the 1920s and continued in popularity until the end of World War II. This eclectic modern style gained more popularity in art than in architecture. It became very popular in Miami, Florida and in fact has become part of the city’s iconic look where there is actually an Art Deco district. There are few examples of Art Deco homes in Wisconsin. They are typically found in neighborhoods built during the ‘30s and ‘40s and stand out from other homes because of their strong lines and bold machine age details. The home pictured here is located in a near northwest side Milwaukee neighborhood and was built in 1932. Notice how its style does not fit with the neighboring homes. One was built in 1948 and the other in 1952.

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