moderne moderne  /moʊ ˈdɛrn/


  • (adj) of or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes


  • And this week, NASA itself which was once the last word in moderne turns 50.


  1. Historic Huntridge Plan Taps Hopes And Fears Downtown

    For nearly seven decades the symbol of the Huntridge Performing Arts Theatre in downtown Las Vegas was the sleek, Streamline Moderne-style tower rising above the marquee. Now the Huntridge itself has become a symbol in the struggle to revive an area of
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. What will become of Ashtabula's Shea's Theatre?

    In its heyday, Shea’s Theatre had thick carpeting and other plush attractions, even water fountains with undersea themes. Sculpted stone comedy and tragedy masks still watch over the entrance of the Main Avenue building. Built in 1949 in an architectural style called Streamline Moderne, Shea’s Theatre is one of the last of its kind. Today Shea’s is the home of the Senior Center, which also owns ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Star Beacon

  3. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich takes assistants out before Game 7

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich took his assistants out for a relaxing dinner at db Bistro Moderne in Miami the night before the...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Post

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