Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Surprising color found on a forgotten corner.
Even on a winter day with lingering snow flurries, a subtle burst of color appears. This industrial building near Blue Island Ave. is painted the way a lot of old buildings are: as needed and probably with whatever paint is on hand.
All these pictures are from one building — a machine shop and I can just imagine that the paint on the building sequentially changed in color over the years as the leftovers piled up from jobs well done inside just as its architecture changed as additions were added piecemeal here and there until it wrapped around the block.
Most amusing to me: when I opened the pictures to look at them from the disk, I found the same lake tones I found the last time we visited the Muse…