water tower wednesday - contrasts

that 
green 
box-like 
structure 
is likely the entrance to the building's 
elevator housing 
it sits alongside 
the water tower on this tall-ish apartment building  

love the red painted fire escapes 
the old discolored bricks 
the contrast 
with the newish building 
newish
being relative in building age years

15 comments:

  1. I enjoy seeing the water towers and the contrast of the different building styles. Nice shot!

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  2. You cannot go wrong with deep red and green colouring Daryl, it's like that building is in Christmas mode all year round!!

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  3. Just full of interesting stuff! The red and the green, the great facade and, of course, a nice water tower.

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  4. I so love contrasts in cities. This is great; says so much.

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  5. Yes, there is lots to look at here including the lines on the building on the right and that curtain/window covering on the second window from the top on the left.

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  6. I agree with Caite -- so much to look at here. The facade is great.

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  7. Glad you pointed out the fire escape it would have totally escaped my attention!

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  8. The black and white on the top of the tower and of course the
    red beach towel in the window. Love the colors, Daryl!!

    Great shot :)

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  9. The red fire escapes were the first thing I noticed here.
    Love this focal point!

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  10. you are a woman of the streets- Wait!

    I better rephrase that!


    Warm Aloha from Waikiki
    Comfort Spiral

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  11. Thanks for the info. I never would have thought of there being a water tower on top of the building....I'm showing my small town roots here. Since Birmingham is so hilly, we don't have a need for as many water towers as other places might.

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  12. Interesting how the facade at the left juts out, and I wonder what brought about the crack at top right of the facade (and whether, if I lived there, I should be worried!)

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