Relic – Window Detail

This window was one of several that graced the house I posted yesterday. What is interesting to me is that a supremely isolated residence built on the bluffs of the Missouri River would like have been a utilitarian structure – a roof, walls, doors and windows. But these windows aren’t standard windows, as far as…

08-28-10 Open Shutters

When I say, “Venetian,” do you think of Las Vegas or of Italy? In the case of these open shutters, you should think of Venice, Italy. One clue is the benign decay you see in the masonry around the windows. Though I’ve never been to the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, I’m guessing it’s not…