Twist o' the Mist, located at Niagra Falls, demonstrates architecture parlante. Architecture parlante translates to English as "speaking architecture". It is "an architectural theory popular in Revolutionary France which linked the formal development and ornamentation of a building to the expression and representation of its function." Gargus, J. (1994). Ideas of order: a formal approach to architecture. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. p. 347.
Keywords: United States, New York, Niagara County, Niagara Falls, commercial structures, restaurants, advertisements, graphics and signs. Submitted for ARCH/LARCH 200: Outlines of Architecture/Landscape Architecture.