John F. Collins Park

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Philadephia has a charming pocket park tucked between businesses on busy Chestnut street downtown. Even when the John F. Collins Park is closed in the evening, the wrought iron gate created by Christopher Ray… Continue reading

Superb Mausolea at Kensico Cemetery

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In Valhalla, New York, a Google Map detour took me by Kensico Cemetery and I just had to stop to look at the amazing headstones and mausolea of the turn of the century.  Above is… Continue reading

“No Parking for Parades” Sign

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When do you have to move your car off the street in New Orleans? Whenever a parade occurs. Not sure of the day or time, but it’s a lot in the weeks leading… Continue reading

Reworking the Sidewalk to Improve Access for All

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New Orleans has found a thoughtful way to rework the sidewalk so that it’s level with the entrance to a building, making it much easier for people with limited mobility or wheelchairs.  The… Continue reading

Modernist House Numbers Accent Our Modest Mid-Century House

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We’re in the process of installing a new landscape in the front yard of our split-level 1960s house in Rockville, Maryland and just added a stunning house number made by Moda Industria in… Continue reading