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Progress?


updating you on the demolition round the corner. i had been noticing it accelerating for days and finally went out to take photos before it was all gone

Progress?

Articles from colavitos ghost


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Palacio Nacional Da Pena

author: colavitos ghost : Sintra, Portugal
Tuesday, April 15th, 2008


A Streetcar (-filled City) Named Lisboa

author: colavitos ghost : Lisbon, Portugal
Monday, April 14th, 2008


Church or Garage?

author: colavitos ghost : Sardinia, Italy
Monday, April 14th, 2008


Catalán Gothic

author: colavitos ghost : Sardinia, Italy
Monday, April 14th, 2008


Cubicles of Desire

author: colavitos ghost : Sardinia, Italy
Friday, April 11th, 2008


Winter Drags On...

author: colavitos ghost : Cleveland, OH
Monday, March 10th, 2008


 

Palacio Nacional Da Pena

author: colavitos ghost : Sintra, Portugal


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Forty-five minutes west of Lisbon lies Sintra; a UNESCO world heritage site for it's concentration of absurdly whimsical 19th century romantic architecture. The Palacio da Pena, completed in 1854, is Sintra's (and one of the world's) most flamboyant Romantic works. This photo was taken from the italic textmiradouroitalic text from which the queen would contemplate the palace each evening. Truly the stuff of fairy-tales! Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pena_Palace


A Streetcar (-filled City) Named Lisboa

author: colavitos ghost : Lisbon, Portugal


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One of Lisbon's most enchanting aspects (and it has many!) are its lovely streetcars, which have been rattling through it's windy hills since the 19th century. The originals--imported from the US, and called, appropriately, "americanos"--are now protected in Lisbon's Public Transport Museum; however, those still in use retain a very distinctive old-world charm. Here are a few pictures of these wonderful machines: One of the "elevators" at rest. These types of trams (there are 2 or 3, I think) spend the whole day moving in a straight line: Up. Down. Repeat. Another "elevator", at the height of it's...


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Citylife Brugge


City life can be so different depending on where you are in the world. Here's a street view from "downtown" Brugge.

Citylife Brugge

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Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center


What's there to do on a foggy day? Explore one of Long Island's enticingly abandoned Psychiatric Centers, of course! I really hope you dig these, 'cause I narrowly escaped being arrested by a State Trooper for trespassing. This was the...

Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center

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Lost Cinema - Wynne Theatre


This ghost still stands at 54th & Wynnefield Ave. Originally opened in 1928 during the golden age of cinema, the Wynne Theatre was an entertainment spot for residents until its closing in 1955 (later reincarnated as a catering hall...

Lost Cinema - Wynne Theatre