While I was in Detroit, I was granted permission to go into the Michigan Theatre which is now a parking garage next to the offices of the Michigan Building. The Michigan Theatre was originally built in 1926 showing live shows as well as silent films and later, talkies. It later became a concert venue that hosted bands such as Aerosmith, David Bowie and Blue Oyster Cult until it was closed in 1976.
In this composition, you can see the Art Deco design elements including the window “eyebrows” – the architectural term used to describe the awning-like ledges over the windows of many of the buildings in the Miami Beach Architectural District.
One of the things I love about going to the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, FL, is walking along Collins Ave. and shooting all of the great Art Deco architecture, such as that found on the Marlin Hotel, of the Deco District.
You can see the soft, velvety textures of the petals of the sunflowers at a patch at Shelby Farms in Memphis, TN.
This is the view of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge and the historic Monreal Clock Tower as viewed from the Jacques-Cartier Pier at Old Port, Montreal, QC.
The iconic Flatiron Building stands like a monolith between Broadway and 5th Ave. in Midtown Manhattan, NYC.