three on thursday

the 
First Baptist Church
 has 
unequal towers 
there are also 
2 smaller towers, 
one
of which is the
 red tiled tower in the foreground of this photo  
the church was designed 
by 
George M Keister 
he also designed the Apollo Theatre in Harlem  

I've lived
 in this neighborhood 
forever 
walked 
past
 this church 
daily 
on the way 
to 
and 
from
 the subway 

 I never knew
 any 
of this
 or 
this 
other stuff 
 you can read about 

I bet it says nothing about the pigeons roosting atop and inside the unequal towers

15 comments:

  1. PERFECT illustration (in all senses of the word :-) of my: "The CITY is a treasure of history, sociology, human drama....."

    Jane Jacobs knew a LOT! and you show it, DAR!

    Aloha from Waikiki
    Comfort Spiral

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  2. Really food for Three on Thursday...three unalikes!

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  3. very ornate and beautiful towers!
    Thunder and lightning here, the dog has been going nuts since 4;35 am

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  4. beautiful towers
    I don't think I've ever seen a Baptist church that was large or ornate

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  5. Oh very nice find Daryl and beautifully shown with the blossom tree in front and the blue, blue sky as a backdrop.

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  6. Beautiful towers. Just imagine how much planning went into that style of architecture. Truly a work of art.

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  7. That's a beautiful shot of beautiful towers. It seems strange that three such different ones should be on the same church.

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  8. My favorite threesome, I think. Well, so to speak. Haha!

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  9. thanks for stopping by my place the other day (i think you came via suldog). it allowed me to find your lovely photography.

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  10. I adore asymmetry in old architecture, and especially on houses of worship. I'm not quite sure why I do, but it's so.

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  11. This is beautiful Daryl.
    I love the way the light is falling on the red roof.
    Thank you for the link!

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  12. the tree in the foreground makes it! what, do you walk around always looking up? be careful you don't trip and break a hip or something. :-)

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  13. They truly are lovely structures. Ah, the things you miss when you look straight ahead. Thanks for looking up and for sharing it all.

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  14. These are interesting, and if you had not pointed out that lower red tiled tower, I would never have seen it. Too busy focusing on those branches, the blue sky and the upper towers.

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