Art Deco: Lima, Peru

Because of its turbulent political and financial past, Lima has had periods of economic stagnation followed by both explosive, government-mandated growth and free market booms. One of the really interesting results of the city’s odd economic gait, is that its littered with super cool examples of architecture fads that have gone out of style. Nestled among the new high rises you can usually find the odd art deco style townhouse. If you’re lucky, though, you can sneak a peek at some relics from when Googie and Raygun Gothic were the style of choice for forward looking builders and Nuclear Optimism was the cocktail party subject of choice for forward thinking fondue party goers.


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