Valentine No. 31

For the third summer, I’ll be spotlighting little aspects to life here that I love. To see previous Valentines, click the “Valentine” tag at the end of the post.

windows worth wbway 42713Some people probably consider the irregular window patterns you still see around here as a demerit, and the obsessive-compulsive in me would like to create order by popping in a few more windows here and there. But I think they might lend more character to the neighborhood than we think—they’re a reminder of when “development” happened one floor at a time, and a respite from the symmetrical perfection of new buildings. I imagine many of them, like in the final photo below, are endangered species.

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