Thursday, September 18, 2008
Thursday is "This Old House Day"
This residence at 55 Dixwell Avenue is a fine example of late Shingle Style as characterized by the dominating presence of the massive two story gambreled gables which envelop the house. Other details of the period are still evident here including classic elements such as the Palladian windows and the oval window with keystones. The Ionic columns supporting the balustraded wrap-around porch lost some its original detail in a recent renovation.
March has proven to be a fickle month so far. This pre-school play area illustrates it well.
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.