Cars (in front of houses)

Saturday, January 21, 2012

What I did in LA before leaving

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

End Gang Violence mural. Montecito Heights, Northeast LA.
Chinese food with Eric. Monterey Park
Banh-mi world. Rosemead
A haze-choked view of Downtown Los Angeles, seen from El Sereno.
The Santa Monica Bay, viewed from Palisades Park.
The same vista, except looking south, and from a spot further south.
A modern, frosted glass gate door. Wilshire Vista.
The new-ish Shore Hotel, located on Santa Monica's Ocean Blvd. drag.

Southern California landscaping.
A Tudor and a Spanish Revival house cheek-by-jowl in the Miracle Mile district.
An early Modernist house, located along 8th St., not far from Fairfax.
An ornate, wildly-decorated cacti-dominated front yard.
A winter sunset, seen reflecting off of a Metro Gold Line rider's jacket. Boyle Heights.

Back to DC

Monday, January 16, 2012

Elegant rowhouses fronting Capitol Hill's Stanton Park.
A boxy, command center-looking building housing offices for Intelsat and the Honduran Embassy. Van Ness.
Tudors along Van Ness Ave in the neighborhood of the same name.
The still-new Navy Yard Park. SE Waterfront.
A turreted house on the NE corner of 19th St., NW and S St., NW. Dupont Circle.
Flat whites (Australian espresso) at the Filter Coffee House & Espresso Bar. Dupont Circle.
A favorite house of mine. Dupont Circle.
A woman and her rather enthusiastic canine companion. Logan Circle.
A beautiful, stone-clad residence. Dupont Circle.
The low winter light over Logan Circle, named after (American) Civil War general John A. Logan.
A rather decrepit-looking, once-grand mansion in need of a renovation. LeDroit Park.
Silje, Beau Thai. Shaw.
Land yacht. along 1st St., NW in Bloomingdale.
Peruvian pollo a la brasa at El Pollo Rico. Arlington, Virginia.

1/01 & 1/03

Saturday, January 7, 2012

A charming, wonderfully detailed Art-Deco building at the NE corner of La Brea and Wilshire.
The Dominguez Building. Wilshire and Cochran.
The Barn Lofts, 940 E. 2nd St. Arts District
Street Art. The Arts District
Matt. Arts District

Silje, East Hollywood.
Lost Angeles, Arts District
The Nutcracker.
Urth Caffe, Arts District.

An ice-blended Spanish latté on an 84f/28c degree January day.
Ronald Reagan appears on a piece of street art. Arts District
Downtown Los Angeles, viewed from Little Tokyo.
A semi-industrial street in the Arts District. Prior to the influx of artists and the loft conversions that ensued, many streets in the area looked similar to this.
Respectable. Mid-City