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W. Dayton Street

Apr 4, 2016

IMG_0687Arriving early for a meeting with Lynn Griffith at her currently-under-construction bakery on Dayton Street, we had just enough time for a quick stroll (which translates into walking at a leisurely pace in order to “see” while also givin’ the nod to the time crunch).

Several years ago and for several years, apartment buildings erupted and multiplied between West Dayton Street and East Del Mar Boulevard on both sides of South De Lacey Avenue. The stretch that we walked—across the street from the northwest corner of Central Park—is full of the new and modern, as well as the old and re-purposed.

Here’s what we enjoyed:

There was lots of looking up. First, a whimsical row of cacti on a top floor balcony…

 

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We’d never noticed the “books” on this apartment building…

 

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The new in the neighborhood resides with the “old” in the form of the…

 

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…and the re-purposed…

 

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We were drawn to all of the shadows and textures…

 

Sidewalk-shadow

 

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Things easily  missed…

 

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Dayton Street, looking east toward Castle Green (tower visible)…

 

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