Sunday, February 12, 2012

Look Up: (#7)

Next time you are in the library community room, look up. Seriously, LOOK UP AT THAT AMAZING CEILING AND DRAMATIC PENDANT LAMP! (The flowers on the beams get me every single time. I just dare you not to sigh or smile when you see them.)

They don't make 'em like that anymore.

For more on the art and architecture of the South Pasadena Public Library, check out my column from last year at Patch. Coming soon: details on the history of the majestic library fig tree -- another great South Pas object begging for you to look up.

With this, I wrap up Look Up Week. It was fun taking a closer look at things above us. Several readers have wondered if I take requests for theme weeks. You bet! Just leave a comment or send me an email. (My email address is linked on the right side of the blog.) Just know that if you guys want a Craftsman week, I (and a whole lot of talented San Gabriel bloggers) have already pointed out what a challenge that can be...

5 comments:

Judy Williams said...

I love old libraries!!!

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed this week looking up with you. Can you believe I never noticed that ceiling in the library?

hugO Nelson Chavez said...

... (can't wait for details on the 'majestic library fig tree'! Great angle of tree and library on the link.) Enjoyed looking up!

TheChieftess said...

Love that library...never looked up though!!! I miss the detail of the old architecture...such a treasure!!!
Let me know if you do another Craftsmen Challenge!!!

Anonymous said...

Great capture of something I wish I'd noticed before!