Art Deco style courtyard gates

Bellow are a few examples of Art Deco style courtyard gates from diverse areas of Bucharest. They embellish ordinary 1930s properties and give an idea about a long lost gentler and more sophisticated age, before the onset of the destructive war time years and long decades of communist dictatorship and chaotic post-communist transition.

Art Deco style courtyard gate, ASE area, Bucharest. (©Valentin Mandache)

Art Deco style courtyard gate, Dacia Blvd. area, Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

Art Deco style courtyard gate, ASE area, Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

Art Deco style courtyard gate, Icoanei area, Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

Art Deco style courtyard gate, Mosilor area, Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

Art Deco style courtyard gate, Mantuleasa area, Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

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I endeavor through this daily series of daily articles to inspire appreciation of the historic houses of Romania, a virtually undiscovered, but fascinating chapter of European architectural history and heritage.

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