Vintage Art Deco Railroad Underpass Gets Illuminated
Built in 1931, this Art Deco railroad underpass is a gateway between downtown Birmingham, Alabama and a new urban space called Railroad Park. In recent years, the tunnel was dark and had deteriorated into a dangerous area. To solve the problem, the city hired sculptor and public artist Bill FitzGibbons to create a lighting solution that would encourage more pedestrian traffic. Titled LightRails, the installation is composed of a network of computerized LEDs that that form various lighting patterns in the previously darkened underpass. The result is a beautifully lit, vintage space that more resembles an art installation than a lighting project.
At long last — and without any warning whatever — your habit of beginning sentences with “Actually,” has brought you total acclaim.
Bless your heart Joseph Fink.Very wise.
The human race, to which so many of my readers belong, has been playing at children’s games from the beginning, and will probably do it till the end, which is a nuisance for the few people who grow up. And one of the games to which it is most attached is called “Keep to-morrow dark,” and which is also named (by the rustics in Shropshire, I have no doubt) “Cheat the Prophet.” The players listen very carefully and respectfully to all that the clever men have to say about what is to happen in the next generation. The players then wait until all the clever men are dead, and bury them nicely. They then go and do something else. That is all. For a race of simple tastes, however, it is great fun.
when ur sad think about the fact that david bowie literally typed the comment “you wanna play with daddy, asshole?!” to someone who insulted him on the internet
You don’t know me.
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