While we are busy living life it speeds by so fast it is easy to forget that our communities are changing just as fast as we are. I can remember many details of the architecture of the homes I lived in as a child in Southern California. Now they like the strawberry fields and orange groves that were a big part of my childhood are all gone. How I wish my family had thought it important to take photo's of our home, but they didn't. Maybe that is part of my draw to photographing architecture. I am just glad that others also feel it is important to preserve at least some of the historic buildings in our communities.
Today I took a walk through the Freemason Street Historic District in Norfolk, Virginia. Here a bit of what I beheld. To see larger images just click on the photo.
Alright so this one isn't really about the architecture, but I couldn't pass up this cute guy enjoying an afternoon nap. His owner told me his name but I didn't write it down. . . oops.
|Norfolk's 1st permanent library opened in 1904|