I wish I was going to Buffalo next week for CNU 22 , confab of new urbanists. My closest approach
was sitting in a room with Ian Lockwood this past week.
Ian shared his transportation philosophy, spoke earnestly about connectivity, and showed a map
that alternately intrigues and terrifies. What exactly is a framework street? Reserving judgement until it is
possible to learn more. Does the finish detail of the Duke of Gloucester Street qualify for a modern framework street?
Some new wine doesn’t belong in the old bottle.
Month: May 2014
Sacajawea and the Crane
These three souls are surrounded by asphalt on top of a hill where formerly stood a neighborhood.
the culture or the madness?
Indeed, as important as it is to understand Rodger’s actions within the context of the mental illness he clearly suffered,
it’s just as clear that his delusions were inflated, if not created, by the entertainment industry he grew up in.–Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
day of rest
above the fray
UVA students and parents are swarming the main grounds of UVA. A mile west, on top of Observatory Hill (aka Mount Jefferson?), nothing going on.
This is a timeless spot, a little bit shabby. No one is delegated to paint roses here. Leander McCormick Observatory
The CityWalk apartment development is open for business. Reviews to date are mixed.
While apartments are being leased and inhabited, construction elsewhere on the site is ongoing, completion scheduled for November.
Jefferson Lodge #20
1006 Forest Street. When I was growing up these masonry units were the height of style.
Working on a marker. Type here not quite right. Time flies. Love the people you love.
Frank and Robin
Scanned a black and white negative this morning. Apple Inc is making this hard to do. If I were to upgrade
beyond OS 10.6.8 my scanner would turn into a brick.
It was a delight to have no processing choices regarding color.
The Tri-X decided.
Rainy day. Highway 58 parallel to the Ryukyu Ridge, 1000 feet from East China Sea. Not in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.