Friday, September 11, 2015

former Regent Theatre, Deniliquin

former Regent Theatre, Deniliquin

The Regent Theatre in Deniliquin probably wasn't that flashy when it opened in 1956 and there is no way that is going to change with the current tenants, the Deni Baptist Church. But even on that simple fa├žade there is the hint of deco with the 'rule of three' employed for the placement of the square windows and the small vents below.

References:
Deniliquin and District Historical Society Facebook page

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Bulolo Flats, Fortitude Valley

Bulolo Flats, Fortitude Valley

Bulolo Flats in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley were named after the Bulolo Goldfields in Papua New Guinea. Designed by architects Hennessy & Hennessy they were built in 1934 as residential flats for single young women who worked at the department store of building owner T C Beirne.

Bulolo Flats, Fortitude Valley

References:
Brisbane Art Deco, Edited by Kimberley Wilson - Bulolo Flats by Amelia Lacey