UNIQUE STYLE: A brightly-coloured Art Deco building on Marine Drive in Mumbai
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ART DECO buildings in Mumbai – believed to be the world’s second largest collection after Miami – were added last Saturday (30) to Unesco’s World Heritage List alongside the city’s Victorian Gothic architecture. The decision was approved at a Unesco meeting in the Bahraini capi­tal Manama. A not-for-profit team of enthusi­asts is documenting each of Mum­bai’s Art Deco treasures, which they estimate may be more than 200 across the city. The majority of them, built on re­claimed land between the early 1930s and early 1950s, are clustered togeth­er in the south of the coastal city, where they stand in stark…