Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Whitefish Depot

The Great Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot and Division Office (or the Whitefish Depot) is a Tudor Revival station that wandered into the wilds of Montana. Designed in 1927 by Thomas D'Arcy McMahon (French-Irish?), it provided a certain visual weight to counterbalance the mountains around and matched the Swiss-ish chalets in Glacier Park nearby.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Whitefish House

A simple house in Whitefish Montana with interesting post capitals/brackets. Located on a one block 'boulevard', this is the best residential neighborhood DNA in Whitefish, and should be replicated.

Monday, September 14, 2009


In Boothbay Harbor Maine, this tug has apparently beached itself on the shore and has hundreds of diners pouring in and out of it. Must have been a lobster tug based on the color. Further east in East Boothbay (would be a problem if it was further west) , roofs, pediments, moldings, doors and windows are all crashing into each other flaunting their alignments and proportions, leaving us the beneficiaries of their wanton display.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Linden Place Garage

Or perhaps more elegantly, carriage house. A yellow-brick masterpiece of proportion and invention, this was designed in the early 1900's by Wallis Eastburn Howe of Providence & Bristol.
I envy the vehicles that were lucky enough to be ensconced in such an uplifting space.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Linden Place Conservatory

Octagonal conservatory with gothic windows and linear balls for trim. It would be a wonderful room in which to play music or read a book.