Public Buildings and Spaces continued

Religious buildings

Industrial buildings

Educational buildings

Public facilities


Public libraries

Theatres and cinemas

Transport buildings


Sports facilities


Some residential apartments like Lawson Flats and commercial buildings like the CML building turned to art deco, but it was in the hotels, theatres and cinemas in particular, that an architectural style associated with sophistication, modernity and urban living was employed. 
As part of an antidote to the Depression art deco carried with it a glamour.  The Regal theatre at Subiaco, the Windsor at Nedlands, as well as the Savoy, Plaza and the Ambassador Theatre in Perth, were the new palaces where ordinary people could enter into the spirit of Hollywood escapism. 

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