thursday in the hood/the doors


Remember this house?
I took a photo of it in February and in May.
This is its summer face
turns out its not a privately owned home
its the HQ for the
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

39 comments:

  1. So it's public? Sorta public, and you could knock and ask to see the foyer? Ya wouldn't have to genuflect would ya? Just asking. :)

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  2. well it's gorgeous!!!, or I guess it's the curb appeal that is gorgeous! lucky you to have a hero! it's rare :)

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  3. And what a wonderful summer display it is.

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  4. Hmmm. Why are they blowing so much money on flora? Aren't churches supposed to help people? Hopefully, one of the members of their church is donating this.

    I love that pic of your hero!

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  5. Well, I love the way they beautify the facade of their building. Just love it!

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  6. It doesn't look much like the hood to me! ; )

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  7. Yes I do remember this house and the reason why the flowers are always so beautiful is that they fertilize them with WINDEX. Remember the movie Big Fat Greek Wedding and the Dad who solved every obstacle with Windex? I better start spraying my plants with Windex too:)
    Joyce

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  8. how beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing this wealth of color with us this morning!
    Sandi

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  9. Always knew those Greek Orthodox types were pretty wild..........

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  10. Seems strange to see Crotons in a non-tropical area.

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  11. the colors are beautiful
    I love the iron work in the top shot
    but to be honest I think the foliage is a bit much, a bit over the top

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  12. absolutely gorgeous!!!!! just holy cow.. I could sit there all day and take pics.

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  13. It may be a bit over the top, but that is exactly what I like so much about it! It's just so...unexpected. And I think it's beautiful. The building itself is gorgeous, and that display adds to it!

    Good job, as usual! :)

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  14. Great photo. Terrific color.
    Nice choice.

    Some people's hood looks better than others.

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  15. I "Love it Madly";)

    Word Verification: ratiest
    WTH??

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  16. I wish their landscaper would come to my house. The plantings are absolutely beautiful!

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  17. That is very stunning...my goodness...a bit of a park right in the middle of the city.

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  18. briesI so prefer this seasons colourful display...and l can't quite get over your pages being so colourful these days..is it your mood nowadays?

    glad you popped by and like some of my summer pics part 1...

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  19. Who says you can't have a garden without a plot of land or a deck...?

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  20. OMGOSH. OMGOSH. OM Good Glory! Those COLORS!! How exuberant it makes me feel.

    Hey, dear friend! Thanks for sending the special package on to Bo! It's waiting for us at the post office so I'll have her pick it up today! Yay!!!! You are so sweet!

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  21. Oh how beautiful! I love that it looks so Greek too! I just may move over from the Roman sect to the Greek.

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  22. They certainly keep it well planted. Beautiful building filled with beautiful flowers.

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  23. thats a lot of stuff for the front of one building....

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  24. Well that explains how they can afford these impressive displays. I remember this place from your earlier posts.

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  25. I just love the colors and plan on stealing this idea for my porch. I hope no one minds!
    You always know how to capture such beauty Daryl!

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  26. And, quite decked out! Beautiful summer foliage =) Great picture!!

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  27. What a fabulous feast for the eyes! The colors are magnificent!

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  28. It's a day-brightener for sure. How did you learn of its identity?

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  29. Beautiful! Looks much nicer in the summer.

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  30. So someone is getting paid to make it look so wonderful all the time. Makes a tiny bit more sense.

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