Heidelberg Project, Michigan

October 27, 2011
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“The Heidelberg Project is art, energy, and community. It’s an open-air art environment in the heart of an urban community on Detroit’s East Side. 

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Bethlehem Steel, Pennsylvania

October 6, 2011
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“It’s like an industrial cathedral” – Mike Piersa, of the National Museum of Industrial History.  

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Paramount Theatre, Ohio

September 8, 2011
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What once was a 1,700 seat movie palace in Downtown Youngstown, is now a shell of its former self. The Paramount Theatre opened as a vaudeville house by the name of the Liberty Theater in February of 1918.

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1912 Chapel, New York

September 1, 2011
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Towering over the Mount Hope Avenue cast-iron gate stands the 1912 Chapel of Mount Hope Cemetery.  The 1912 Chapel was designed in the gothic revival style.

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Dundas Castle, New York

August 17, 2011
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Buried within the woods, atop a small mountain overlooking the river, an imposing stone castle sits vacant. The Dundas Castle was constructed during the early years of the First World War, with a design inspired by medieval European castles.

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Richardson Olmsted Complex, New York

July 29, 2011
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Formerly known as the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane, the Richardson Olmsted Complex stands today with its iconic Gothic towers at 141 years old. Construction began in 1870, designed by American architect Henry Hobson Richardson and American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and was completed approximately 20 years later.

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Midwest Photo Tour

July 27, 2011
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Towards the end of Spring, I had the opportunity to escape New York. After months of planning, I finally embarked upon a nine day adventure exploring states throughout the Midwest.

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Eastern State Penitentiary, Pennsylvania

July 7, 2011
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“When Charles Dickens visited America in 1842, he wanted to see just two things €” Niagara Falls and Eastern State.” In 1829, when the Eastern State Penitentiary was built, it was the largest and most expensive public structure in the country.

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Richmond Power Station, Pennsylvania

June 28, 2011
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“THE PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC COMPANY” spans across the top of this imposing structure, in plain view from the Betty Ross Bridge along the banks of the Delaware River. This is the Richmond Power Station, a monument to the production and marketing of electricity in the early twentieth century.

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Victory Theatre, Massachusetts

June 14, 2011
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Built in 1919, with its name commemorating the end of World War I, The Victory Theatre is Holyoke’s last surviving vaudeville theater today. The Victory Theatre switched from vaudeville and silent films to an all-movies format in 1931.

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