sidewalks, atlanta

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, landscape, urbanism | One Comment

I was wandering around the neighborhood this weekend and came to this odd bit of dead end sidewalk. Atlanta is a city full of awkward transitions. Here’s one now. This got me thinking in general about the condition of the typical Atlanta sidewalk. Down most residential streets, or the streets with sidewalks anyway, the pattern ...

february

Posted on Feb 27, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, landscape, urbanism | 3 Comments

February is my least favorite month. I lament the month of February. It is lamentable. I am lamenting. Or at least I used to. Now that I have been living in Atlanta for some time, some years actually, I may have to change my position on the shortest of months. When I lived in the ...

the place where i put my stuff, part two

Posted on Jan 31, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, buildings, urbanism | No Comments

My door is the one on the right, the one without the butterfly flag. However, my bedroom window is on the left, close to the butterfly flag, perhaps too close. That particular pendant is to found all over the neighborhood — apparently, when you think “Inman Park, Atlanta” you also think “black and yellow butterfly.” ...

icemageddon trifecta

Posted on Jan 13, 2011 in Atlanta, buildings, landscape, urbanism | One Comment

Do you remember the 2004-2005 NBA season when Steve Nash, a white Canadian point guard playing for the Phoenix Suns, won the league’s most valuable player award? Of course you don’t. But maybe you remember the 2005-2006 season, when against all odds and all known laws of the universe, the very same scrappy assist-loving Steve ...