The cattle barn was built around ninety years ago; the two large sheds were built by my great-uncle to help support the barn and to store farm implements. The pasture is still brown from the winter. Replacement trees for the… Continue Reading
The over one hundred year old horse barn on the family farm is still looking good, even after all these years. Preventative maintenance helps as well. Look at the size of those timbers holding up the roof.
This building used to be Italianate, but somewhere along the line it was re-skinned in order to cover the older architecture. Too bad that it can’t be brought back one day.
The massive, Brutalist Dillard’s building is not without its charms. The reflective glass has begun to fade on the front entrance. I like the details of the restaurant’s windows, which puncture the side of the white brick facade.
No one knows who designed this sculpture, or even its real name. But decades of stoned teenagers have come to know it as the “Wehrenberg Sculpture” after its similarity to the letter W. It cuts a thin profile as well.… Continue Reading
This could be another cliche entry about “dead malls,” but my recent trip to Jamestown Mall reveals that many people still have hope for the shopping center. Yes, a large number of storefronts are vacant, but there was still a… Continue Reading