Oh, Frank Lloyd Wright… I’m not sure how livable or practical his buildings are, but experiencing them in person has an almost spiritual effect on me, and the V.C. Morris Gift Shop in San Francisco is no exception.
Every year, Cincinnati’s ArtWorks employs teens and professional artists to create murals and other community-based works of public art. Out of every annual batch, I always have a favorite, and The Cincinnati Strong Man: Henry Holtgrewe stands out as the especially awesome mural from 2014.
So, a bus depot in the Sunset Park part of Brooklyn is named the Jackie Gleason Depot. Anyone else think it should be the Ralph Kramden Depot, or is it just me?
I came across this two-in-one ghost sign combo at 798 Eddy St. just off Van Ness Ave., San Francisco’s old “auto row.” The Pioneer Motor Bearing Co., with its jaunty arrow, is fairly straightforward. The older sign? I think it says Stark Motor Co.