This article is the fourth in a series of posts exploring the lost Art Deco cinemas of Queensland. See also: Brisbane’s Metro Theatre, Earl’s Court Rockhampton and Mackay Civic Theatre The St James Theatre in Brisbane wore many faces over… Read More ›
Was the Depression good for Queensland Art Deco?
The question posed in the title of this article is deliberately provocative. It goes against the grain of common sense to imagine that the material hardship experienced in Depression-era Queensland could have led to anything other than stagnation and decline…. Read More ›
Coronet Flats: modern apartment living arrives in Brisbane
995 Brunswick Street, New Farm, Brisbane Regular visitors to popular New Farm Park will be familiar with Coronet Flats, one of Brisbane’s most renowned Art Deco landmarks. Many stories could no doubt be told of lives lived there, but the building itself… Read More ›