Saturday, July 22, 2017

Waiting

These two were staring down the street so intently that they must have been waiting for someone to join them. The dog  particularly was concentrating on the distant sidewalk.
Taking part in Saturday's Critters. Click HERE to see more creatures from around the world.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Flatiron Building

I thought I would give you an idea of where the park I have been showing all week is located. The park is directly behind the Flatiron Building that is visible in the centre of this pic and the mural I showed on Monday is on the back wall of the building. It is a popular backdrop for pics like for the 2 ladies in the foreground. And of course we have the CN Tower peeking at us.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kitty

It is not just the dogs that can be found in BerczyPark that I have been showing you this week. There is the one cat on the edge of the fountain and if you look up at the top of this reflective utility box you can see another one. I think this kitty is looking for birds up in one of the 50 new trees that have been planted in this small park.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dogs

The small cast iron dogs around yesterday's fountain are all life size but some of the larger ones around the outside are a bit smaller in scale. The row of dogs in the bottom pool of the fountain are all Pugs while the rest are an assortment. As you can see from this Golden Retriever the casts are nicely detailed.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Dog Fountain

This is the wonderful new fountain that is in Berczy Park which I have been showing you for the last few days. There are 27 cast iron statues of dogs each of them spouting water and all looking up towards a golden bone up at the very top of the fountain. There is one cat statue sitting on the edge of the fountain visible just to the right of the centre of the pic. I'll show a bit of detail tomorrow.

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Flatiron Mural

This is the mural which you can see in the background of yesterday's pic. It was installed here on the back of the Flatiron Building in 1980 when Berczy Park originally opened. The artist is Derek Michael Besant and the work is probably the best piece of public art in the city, definitely the best mural. It is always a pleasure to see and the newly refurbished park sets it off nicely.
Taking part in Monday Murals. Click HERE to see more murals from around the world.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A Small City Park

This is Berczy Park which is in the St Lawrence neighbourhood near Front & Yonge Streets. It was opened in 1980 replacing a parking lot but has been closed since 2015 to undergo rejuvenation. I'll be showing you some great features from the park, which is less than an acre in size, over the next few days. Yesterday's puppy was photographed here.