PWA Moderne

PWA Moderne

An architectural style that combined elements of Art Deco, Streamline Moderne, and the Beaux-Arts style; applied in the design of many large public buildings, civic centers, theaters, and other buildings constructed between 1933 and 1944 by the Public Works Administration (PWA), an agency of the US Government created during the Great Depression.
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