Thursday, July 21, 2005

I love Greek Revival

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The photo above employs an alleyway to frame Illinois' Old State Capitol Building.

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Ancient Greece? The photo above, taken on the north steps of Illinois' Old State Capitol Building is a good illustration of how Greek Design is used to project the virtues of strength, and beauty in a public space.

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In the foreground we see the Doric pillars of Illinois' Old State Capitol Building, with the
Corinthian colonnade of Illinois' oldest bank, Marine Bank, in the background.

1 comment:

Marie said...

Those are amazing shots, JP. That last shot is definitely a classic. To be honest, when I saw your photos last night, I was inspired to post mine.

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