calumet412:

Looking north on Kedzie from Cortland, Humboldt Park, 1909, Chicago

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calumet412:

East on Cedar to Lake Shore Drive, 1909, Chicago

aiachicago:


John D. Runge House
2138 W. Pierce Ave.
1884, Frommann & Jebsen
The elaborate two-story porch beautifully frames the views through robust posts and finely worked motifs, such as the Masonic insignias under the eaves of the gabled dormer.

aiachicago:

John D. Runge House

2138 W. Pierce Ave.

1884, Frommann & Jebsen

The elaborate two-story porch beautifully frames the views through robust posts and finely worked motifs, such as the Masonic insignias under the eaves of the gabled dormer.

1956- Gordon Parks documented the everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crow segregation for Life magazine’s photo-essay “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” (via)

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“The hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life. It’s so easy to make it complex. What’s important is leading an examined life.”
Yvon Chouinard, 180 Degrees South (via awelltraveledwoman)

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the-gasoline-station:

Cross Connect Featured Curator: Benoit Ciron [The Gasoline Station, New Erotics]

A tribute to Brutalism or Brutalist Architecture with great artists on Tumblr.

  • 1. Nicolas GrospierreBalneological Hospital, Druskinninkai, Lithuania, 2003 (destroyed).
  • 2,3. Nicolas GrospierreInstitute of Scientific Research and Development, Kiev, Ukraine, 2012.
  • 4. Andy AderintoTrellick Tower, London, England UK.
  • 5. Matthias Heiderich, Torres Blancas, Madrid, Spain.
  • 6. César AmbrizArt and Architecture Library, Stanford, California USA.
  • 7. Benjamin Jayshand, Concrete Sky.
  • 8,9,10. The Master of Brutalist Architecture Here and maybe the first person i followed on Tumblr: Scavenged Luxury, Maid Marion Way Car Park, Nottingham, England UK.

PS: And off course if you like Brutalism, check out Fuck Yeah Brutalism.

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infinite-paradox:

Yup. Keep trying.

infinite-paradox:

Yup. Keep trying.

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Crescent moon over mountains…

Crescent moon over mountains…

The soon to open Greenline Coffee at 501 East 61st Street in Woodlawn. Lovin’ the Tiffany brick exterior and the vintage feeling interior. It’s the first business launched by Sunshine Enterprise, a business incubator of Sunshine Gospel Ministries, which will have a co-working space next store.

http://greenlinecoffee.net/