Thursday, August 1, 2013

Old City Hall Streetlamp

The  August theme for the month for the City Daily Photo blog community is streetlamps and I doubt if I could find more beautiful ones than those found outside our Old City Hall on Queen St. The Richardsonian Romanesque buiding was completed in 1900 and the whole exterior is covered in rich details as are the lamps. I love the carving on the sandstone base as well as the details in the metal lamp itself.
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21 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Lovely cluster of lights atop this post Pat, perfect pick for today.

Lowell said...

One of the nicest presentations on the theme and I've seen. Well done. It's quite elegant!

Karen said...

That's classy!

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

i bet it has just a gorgeous glow at night. love the architecture. ( :

llandudnopictures said...

Gorgeous sandstone building, great gothic looking lamp too!

ArtandArchitecture-SF.com said...

Absolutely stunning. The carving on the sandstone is just gorgeous, add in the ornamented lamps, and I agree, you couldn't find any more beautiful. Lucky, lucky you and your town to have such beautiful everyday ornaments.

VP said...

Sturdy and artistic at the same time!

Sharon said...

A beautiful street lamp that fits perfectly with it's surroundings.

TexWisGirl said...

quite heavy!

cieldequimper said...

I like it when a street light has several lights! Like a tree with blossoming flowers!

hamilton said...

The base really connects the lamp to the building.

Suzanne said...

Now that is ONE solid street lamp. Does it put out a lot of light?

William Kendall said...

An ideal choice, Pat!

Barbara Farr said...

A classic example.

Jack said...

Oh, this one is a beauty in every way, RedPat. I am a big fan of Richardsonian Romanesque.

Randy said...

It's a beauty.

Red Nomad OZ said...

Wow! What's better than a street light? A whole bunch of street lights!! Beautiful detail on EVERYTHING!

JM said...

Love the gorgeous background!

Laura. M said...

I like it, has a very elegant design.
A kiss.

EG CameraGirl said...

Very cool!

Halcyon said...

Great choice for the theme. That's definitely a sturdy lamp!