Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Gone from behind the School - Teardown week (and preview)

With a great elementary school in the back yard, this could never be a boring place.


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At least 2 generations of children have enjoyed a 30 second walk to school.

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Sidewalks create a friendly link street between street and house.

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The yard next door demonstrates how great a tiny yard can be.

I'll be back to show you what they build.

What a week I've had; here is a preview of the posts:

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On Wednesday we toured the stunning yet warm and humane Druid Hills Baptist Church.

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On Thursday artist Lucha Rodriquez, Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award winner, opened at the Swan Coach House Gallery.

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On Saturday I visited High Point, my home town, for my high school reunion.

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On Monday Father Dye (top right) , Dean Michael Lykoudis from Notre Dame (bottom left), and architects Greg Palmer (top left) and Bill Harrison (bottom right) told us about moving 99-year-old St. Gerard’s Church 900 miles from Buffalo, New York, to Atlanta, Georgia.

2 comments:

  1. Tear Down Week is showing that people are indeed still building houses and buying and selling. This is a vibrant area we have here. Maybe the new houses will be more livable for modern families.

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  2. There are still doing here. Today I heard about a new house in Reynoldstown.

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