author: Franny Wentzel : Schenectady, NY Saturday, May 4th, 2013
author: joey : Ely, NV Friday, May 17th, 2013
author: joey : Afton, WY Thursday, May 16th, 2013
author: Michelle : Toronto, ON Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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author: luna park : New Orleans, LA
On a recent trip to New Orleans, I had the great pleasure of finally meeting long-time Flickr friend, fellow graffiti photographer, and artist, Chris of the Skeleton Krewe. He not only showed me some of his hometown’s best graffiti spots, but also graciously invited me into his studio and agreed to answer some of my questions.
Please introduce yourself. How long have you been making art and how did it all start? Tell us about some of your various projects.
Hi, my name is Christopher Kirsch (but I mostly go by Chris).
I am New Orleans born and bred. I am a self...
author: Franny Wentzel : Schenectady, NY
Since the mid-late 1800s the Wedgeway Building has framed the view from Erie Boulevard to Lower State Street...
One would think it's an integral part of the neighbouring Kresge Building
As this Googlesat view shows...
...it's its own separate entity.
The Wedgeway began life in the mid-1800s a single storey covered walkway on State Street next to the Myers House which would've otherwise had frontage on the Erie Canal.
Later in the century the little wedge would gain a couple extra storeys and a fancy bay window.
In this turn-of-the-century view it was known as the Wedge Building.
This canal side view shows a slice...
author: joey : Ely, NV
Ely was founded as a stagecoach station along the Pony Express Route.
It's old, 1920's old. It's a little run down, it's rustic
“Off the beaten track” in Ely, The Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall maintains the traditions of the grand hotels of the world. We stayed across the street at the Jail House Motel & Casino.
author: joey : Afton, WY
The weird stuff you can see while traveling the USA in a Chevrolet. Like an elkhorn arch.
author: Michelle : Toronto, ON