: from Movies Shot in Cincinnati Eight Men Out to Seabiscuit.
: just that, suburbanites. The True Cost of Commuting: You Could Buy a House Priced $15,900 More for Each Mile You Move Closer to Work
: incredible photos from a strange place in Brooklyn. Floyd Bennett Airfield
: it may or may not be haunted. Frankenstein’s Castle in Dayton
: a current exhibit at the LEGO Architecture: Towering Ambition National Building Museum in Washington, DC.
: amazing cartography and typography, all rolled into one beautiful, informative package [this archive includes only cities in Utah]. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
: just that, plus an amazing spiral staircase. Rainbow House
I’ve never watched
, but maybe I should start now. If this clip is any indication, I think I would enjoy it. The West Wing
As promised, here is one of the awesome public art projects in the
Detroit People Mover Financial District station. “D” for Detroit by Joyce Kozloff is a large-scale tile mural inspired by motifs in the Fisher Building, the Guardian Building and Diego Rivera Court in the Detroit Institute of Arts.
November 22, 2010
art, close look | Tags:
buffalo, cambridge, detroit, new york city, pattern, philadelphia, pittsburgh, public art, san francisco, tile, urban life, washington dc |
: Cincinnati painter Countdown to the Weston Cedric Michael Cox is getting ready for his exhibit at the Weston.
: some thoughts from Over-the-Rhine’s own Jessie of Merchants on Main Mud on Main, J. Michael of RoHo Photo, and Mike of Another Part of the Forest.
: holy moly, 19th century daguerreotypes meet 21th century interactivity. Zoomable 1848 Panorama of Cincinnati
: it’s the end of the funky independent newsstands in NYC. Union Square Newsstand
: “Can one of the nation’s great musicians cut through the fog of a D.C. rush hour? Let’s find out.” [This article is a few years old but still worth a read.] Pearls Before Breakfast
: a funky new public art project on Magnificent Mile in Chicago repurposes old refrigerators into art. Refrigerators on Michigan Avenue: Chicago’s Newest Display of Public Art
: more creative experimentation in Detroit. Wringing Art Out of the Rubble in Detroit
seed bombs in Cincinnati
This post could be called Our Friends in Far-Flung Places Have an Almost Infinite Capacity to Humor My Ridiculous Requests. When I asked people we know to stop by their local Anthropologie stores and take photos of the seed bomb displays, I got replies from all over the US! Above is what we saw at our local Anthropologie here in Cincinnati.
April 29, 2010
cincinnati, VisuaLingual news | Tags:
atlanta, baltimore, berkeley, boston, chicago, cincinnati, DIY, new york city, oakland, san francisco, seattle, troy, urban life, washington dc |
subway map shower curtains by Izola include the systems for DC, NYC, Chicago, Boston, and London. If I were living in one of those cities, I would hang the shower curtain backwards, so that I could plan my daily trips while taking my morning shower.
Today the exhibition
opens at the House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage National Building Museum in Washington, DC. It is the first-ever exhibit to focus on parking garages. Actually, what’s really momentous about it is that the above photo, taken by yours truly about a year and half ago, is part of the exhibit!
October 17, 2009
architecture, art, cincinnati, inspiration, VisuaLingual news | Tags:
architecture, cincinnati, downtown, pattern, public art, urban life, washington dc |