Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Go Capitals!(?)

Or is this a nuisance? (Seen from River Road, in Georgetown.)
A Washington Capitals Hockey Team balloon person on top of a residence in Georgetown

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At 5:47 PM, Blogger John Mitchell said...

"Nuisance"? What are you, a Rangers fan? This is no more nuisance than a giant Santa Claus at Christmas. And as it happens:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jsmjr/8242449624/

 
At 7:27 PM, Blogger Richard Layman said...

the santa is awesome. Clearly they have a sense of humor. (And yes, I like christmas decorations.) Thanks for sharing the link.

 
At 7:51 PM, Anonymous charlie said...

My realtor, when we were looking after thanksgiving, went off for about 5 minutes on how SOMEONE had put up an inflatable Santa and it was ruining the street.

She lived in Glover Park somehere.

The GF and I gave a horried, worried smile and I'm now dreaming of my own inflatable santa. Or something far more offensive..wboy.

 
At 9:33 PM, Blogger Richard Layman said...

there was a house behind us that had a musical thing and blue lights that glowed all night.

A house next door to that had an LED set up that was pretty wild. Suzanne has a video of it...

I like Christmas lights and even reindeer, Santas, etc.

We have a huge evergreen tree in our front yard, at least 60 feet tall, and were I to win the lottery, I'd deck it out with a full light set up.

 
At 11:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

we need more tolerance for self expression in our culture- this includes more public art and less of a puritanical mentality when people do things like this that are basically harmless and temporary.

 

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