OldCoolThings

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We Deliver - Marine A - Buffalo, New York
Geometry in Layers - City Hall - Buffalo, New York - March 2012
Indigo Wave - M&T Center - Buffalo, New York - March 2012

“The true voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

—   Marcel Proust
Speaking through Molds - The Market Arcade - Buffalo, New York - May 2010

“People Come…They Flourish, They Build, and They Go.”

—   Wind and the Willows
Snowy West Village - Buffalo, New York - January 2012
Ornament in Utility - Niagara Street, Buffalo, New York - December 2011

“… Old buildings are not ours. They belong, partly to those who built them, and partly to the generations of mankind who are to follow us. The dead still have their right in them: That which they labored for … we have no right to obliterate.”

—   John Ruskin, “The Seven Lamps of Architecture” (1849)

Massively Polychrome - City Hall - Buffalo, New York - December 2011