Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Populuxe Niagara Falls ON (A Populuxe Now Redub Redux)

Populuxe is the great American Jet Age architectural vernacular that emerged during the auto-centric postwar boom. Here I document a handful of remaining examples in the Canadian city named for the geologic wonder, Niagara Falls. Featured attractions are the Skylon Tower, Flying Saucer Restaurant, the Cadillac Motel, and more...

Music Credits
Chilli & the Baracudas - Flying Saucer Rock'n'Roll
Berlin, DE
Philter Fox - Colorful Licks n Clicks
Regina SK CA

1 comment:

  1. I get it, especially the Flying Saucer Restaurant. But, the Cadillac Motel looks like any other nondescript string-of-rooms-under-a-flat roof motel from the '50s and '60s that you see everywhere.