Sunday, March 17, 2013

Astoria oddities

One of the nice things about walking is that you notice stuff that you never would in a car. I took this photo while I was walking home from work the other day. It's an apartment building with a very odd facade - inserted into various places in among the bricks are random pieces of rock. You wouldn't notice this whizzing by in a car but you really do while walking.

Also the entrance has a strange asymmetrical thing going on with the rocks creating a kind of three-quarters arch, and then a colored-glass window on the right. Somebody got very creative with this building. I shall have to look it up one of these days and find out what the deal was here.

Here is a detail of the entrance.