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

Great Tile Design at a Pomona Mortuary

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Great design can be found surprising places like a mortuary in Pomona, California. Todd Memorial Chapel at 570 N. Garey Avenue was designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival by the family in the… Continue reading