Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Jefferson County Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

527 West Jefferson Street - This Greek Revival structure was designed by Gideon Shryock.  Services moved into the building in 1842 but it remained unfinished for years afterward.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

City Hall - Eatonton, Georgia

201 North Jefferson Avenue - Built in 1931 as a post office and designed by James A. Wetmore.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Florida Hospital Diabetes Center - Orlando, Florida

2520 North Orange Avenue - Circa 1961.

This screen is beyond fantastic.

Fun stairway.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nuart Theater - Los Angeles, California

11272 Santa Monica Boulevard - Circa 1930.  This photo was taken on a particularly dreary day through the windshield of a moving car.  I've done what I could to improve its look.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Women's Club - Hodgenville, Kentucky

Public Square - Built in 1934 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The building is currently and has always been used as the home for the Hodgenville Women's Club. From the National Register Registration Form:

The Women's Club is a one-story, stone veneer, three bay, rectangular
plan building constructed in 1934 with Colonial Revival influences. The
majority of the exterior veneer is of sandstone with limestone used as
decorative features and highlights. The building has a concrete and stone
foundation, gable roof of composition shingles, and an exterior end stone
On the main (north) facade is an original entrance with a six-panel glass
and wood door and four light sidelights. This entrance is recessed within
a large arched opening in the gabled central bay of the building. Windows
on the main facade are arched multi-light metal casement design with
limestone surrounds. At the corners of the building are limestone quoins.
The building rests on a raised basement which has multi-light wood
windows. At the rear of the building is a one-story brick wing which was
built ca. 1850 and was part of the original building on this site. Only
the brick walls of this wing remain and the interior was remodeled during
the 1934 construction.
The interior retains its original floor plan and detailing and includes
Colonial Revival influenced mantles and decorative door surrounds.
The building is sited on an urban lot on the public square in
Hodgenville. On the north, west, and east facades is an original stone
retaining wall which is included as a contributing structure. At the
southwest corner of the fence on the main facade is an original monument
consisting a small iron cannon. This monument is included as a
contributing object.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Los Angeles Theater - Los Angeles, California

615 South Broadway - Built in 1931 and designed by S. Charles Lee.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Snell Arcade - St. Petersburg, Florida Part One

401-409 Central Avenue - Built in 1928 and designed by Richard Kiehnel.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.