Previously on Gulf Coast Deco...
Exactly what is "Art Deco"?
Now, on to the show (in chronological order):
Places like this always remind me of "old" Hollywood for some reason.
Alabama Theater, c. 1939
"The Alabama stopped showing movies in 1983 and the building reopened the following year as Bookstop after a restoration and adaptation designed by Judith Urrutia and Billy Lawrence of San Antonio.
Barnes & Noble, which owns Bookstop, plans to close the store and move to a new location built on the site of the River Oaks Shopping Center. Weingarten Realty Investors, the property owner, plans to demolish the building and redevelop the site."
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, c. 1941
Public School Stadium, c. 1942
Pearland School, c. 1945
University State Bank, c. 1946
Duplex, c. 1947
They could have named this place "Twin Palms."
Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, Baylor College of Medicine, c. 1948
"Health" and "Pathology" friezes