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Old Posted Feb 22, 2011, 9:31 PM
Martin2480 Martin2480 is offline
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The house at Lawrence & Woodbridge is not one of the four Art Moderne houses that I referred to (they are on Inglewood, Oakwood, Longwood, and Norwood). But it was likely inspired by Art Moderne/ Streamline Moderne and has two typical features of this style: a flat roof and corner windows.

It lacks three typical elements: rounded corners, horizontal banding, and smooth surfaces (the siding may hide the original surfaces and horizontal banding). It also lacks prominent features like horizontal window panes (maybe the original windows had horizontal panes), porthole windows, cruise ship railings, and glass blocks.

It would be interesting to find other houses in Hamilton that were inspired by Art Moderne/ Streamline Moderne. There are probably more than we think.
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