Observatory Geogetown University’s Astronomical Dedication to American History….the Second Oldest Astronomical Observatory in America, Washington, D.C.
Observatory Georgetown University’s Astronomical Dedication to Historic Preservation….One of the Oldest Astronomical Observatory in America
While the second, or at least one of the oldest, Astronomical Observatories in America sits at Georgetown University with peeling paint, bricked-in windows, rotting wood, and, overall, is in a general state of disrepair, we are not surprised at such priorities, [...]
Lee County Texas Germans Were Drawn To Trailer Houses Early On…Mobile Homes, Lee County, Texas
The removal and reuse of buildings and/or building materials was popular long before the development of Green as a fashionable environmental religion in modern American society, this was especially true among common folk–as were the ”German” or Wendish settlers in Lee County, Texas. Most settlers in Lee [...]
How To Ruin A Beautiful Detached House, Washington, D.C.
Spanish Colonial/Colonial Revival House,
Upper 16th Street, N.W., 16th Street Heights, Washington, D.C., NW
We often wonder how people can sleep at night after destroying the beautiful in the built environment??? Beautiful homes, magnificent buildings, and all that is interesting is destroyed more and more everyday whether with wrecking [...]
Omnia Ab Uno: Nicolas Cage’s Tomb Is Not Dumb, You Are!
Nicolas Cage’s Tomb, St. Louis Cemetery, Basin Street, New Orleans, Louisiana
So after only reading ten different rants regarding Nicolas Cage’s bazaar tomb???, we realized that our bloggers and social commentators on celebrities are far dumber than the somewhat defamed actor.
The following quotes prove their idiocy, along [...]
Parking Lots Over Gayety Symbolize Birmingham Today!
Gayety Hotel and Theater, 1st Avenue and 19th Street, Birmingham, Alabama
Perhaps a clever Valentine, a young actress named Viola wrote a letter to whom she addressed “My Dear Mother,” on February 14, 1909. The correspondence informed “the family” of Viola’s new developments, traveling with an unnamed theater company. Rather [...]
Remember the Federal Whore House of Madame Tapp?
Madame Tapp, Bawdy House Proprietor, 120 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
In 1880, Washington, D.C. had a population of roughly 177,000 people, which is about 1/3 of today… As is the case now, society, whether we like to admit it or not, calls for a certain percentage of that [...]
A Post Office Unbecoming Of A Ladiesburg.!?
US Post Office, 12509 Woodsboro Pike, Ladiesburg, Maryland
One would think that with the disproportionate number of women, attractiveness and taste might be a priority at the U.S. Post Office building at Ladiesburg, Maryland.
“Ladiesburg was so called because some sixty years ago its population comprised seven ladies and only one [...]