Deco Living

Explore historic and vintage-themed venues, restaurants, shopping, activities and publications inspired by Art Deco, Moderne, and Mid-Century Modern in the Washington DC area.

 

Dance
A listing of the area’s best venues for swing dancing plus links to websites for local dance classes and instructors.

Dining

Dining
Area restaurants located in either historic or period-appropriate venues.

Music

Music
A listing of Art Deco-inspired venues plus artists and bands playing period-appropriate music.

Lodging

Lodging
A sampling of area Art Deco hotels.

Residence

Residence
A sampling of Art Deco styled apartment buildings in the Washington DC area plus links to websites focused on period-appropriate housing for sale.

Shopping

Shopping
A sampling of local shops and online sources for Art Deco and Mid Century Modern antiques, art, collectibles and vintage clothing.

Theatre

Theatre
A listing of area Art Deco movie palaces and performance halls.

Travel

Travel
Where to go (and how to get there) for mid-20th Century inspired travel.

Art Deco Books
A variety of books about Art Deco design, architecture, fashion, entertainment, and much more.

Art Deco Type and Fonts
Include an Art Deco typeface in your next graphic design project.

Travel

Deco Reborn
This 18 x 24-inch poster features former ADSW President Richard Striner's painting ofthe restored Greyhound bus terminal in Washington, DC.

Other
Check out the various social groups and clubs in the Washington, DC area that organize and host vintage-inspired events.