This is a growing collection of deco and streamline images from the South Bay. I use this term quite loosely, referring simply to any location within a hundred miles (or so) south of San Francisco Bay. The territory is, therefore, broad and ripe for exploration. I hope to add to this collection as time permits. Please email me at email@example.com to contribute to this page and, most importantly, report any errors in the text.
Beverly Fabrics - Main Street
Carlito's Restaurant - 543 W. Market
Cinema 1 Theatre - Main Street
Crystal Theatre - Main Street
Elite Gymnastics - Howard and Salinas Streets
Fox Theatre - Main Street
Market Cleaners - W. Market and Salinas Street.
Mission Motors - 301 E. Market and Sun Street.
Post Office - 1936, Louis A Simon, Architect
Salinas Californian - Closeup of Clock - Church and W. Alisal
Abandoned Building - Main Street
Del Mar Theatre - Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
Apartments - 3rd and Main St. - View One, View Two, View Three
Stagnaro Bros - Pier - View One, View Two
Palomar Hotel - 1344 Pacific Ave - View One, Postcard View
Parks and Recreation Building - (831) 420-5250 - View One, View Two
Pine Place Apartments - View One, View Two, View Three, View Four, View Five
River Street converted motel/apartment
Andy's Pet Shop - 1280 The Alameda, Close-up of sign - technically, not deco. But the vertical styling is drawn from the same imagination.
AV Music Center - 180 Santa Clara (demolished)
Burbank Theatre - 552 S Bascom Ave
Bob's Lounge - 1747 Alum Rock Ave
Crescent Building - 1528 E. Santa Clara
De Anza Hotel - 233 W. Santa Clara
First Street Apartments - 1st Street and Jackson (?)
Firehouse No. 8 View One, View Two
Mexico Theatre - 1191 E. Santa Clara
Pac Bell Building - 145 S. Montgomery
Towne Theatre - 1433 The Alameda
Vintage Building - 235 Santa Clara
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