I finally used up the last of my traditional film. The quality isn’t stellar, and I took these shots too early in the day, but it was a first try. Hopefully I can get better and start using a digital camera. Anyways, I love Fletcher Place. This is just a small sample of the quality historic architecture in the neighborhood.
First, the old bank on the left has been converted to the International Tea and Coffee. Nice spot:
Next, I move across Virginia Avenue. I’m a sucker for bay windows with flower boxes”
I’m not sure what to think of this newer development, but at least they are unique:
I don’t really know the story behind this building, but it’s handsome:
One of the most dramatic church placements in the city, at the corner of Virginia and Fletcher. The church is being converted to condos:
I like the symmetry of this apartment building on Fletcher:
An old grocery store at College and Lexington. I’d like to see what’s behind that siding some day.
The building that houses the Dugout bar looks straight out of Chicago to me:
They weren’t afraid to build sharp angles right up to the sidewalk back in the day: