Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Quisling Terrace: In the Art Moderne Style

Originally, the Quisling Clinic. (Quisling Terrace since 2000.)

Elements of the style, popular in the 1930s
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Horizontal grooves or lines in walls
  • Rounded edges
  • Corner windows
  • Porthole windows
  • Smooth exterior finish
  • Subdued colors

Also known as Streamline Moderne and Machine Age.

Photos by Retiring Guy

Nearly lost to the wrecking ball in 1999.   Neighborhood activists successfully fought a proposal to build a 7-story, 101-unit apartment building on this site.

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