Posts Tagged ‘highrise’

Brutalist Vancouver building that hasn’t dated

Sunday, May 27th, 2012


(Thanks to Steven Ballegeer for this photo on Flickr)

Just to prove I don’t hate all tall buildings, this early 1970s brutalist concrete highrise in Vancouver is a long-time favourite of mine, and one that I think has held up really well over the years. It’s known as the 805 Broadway Medical Dental Centre or the Frank Stanzl building.

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Tall mural, NYC

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

I love this tall mural in NYC, near NYU. Deceptively simple, fixes a somewhat dreary block, and artful enough that it won’t instantly become tiresome (as many murals do). See also painted buildings here and this mural.

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