Lowenberg-Roberts House by Lynn Davison-Suckow Via Flickr: A very Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year to you and yours!
Loewenberg-Roberts House - Like the Patrick Clark mansion, this extraordinary example of masonry construction combines several building materials, primarily brick and granite, with a unique design. It displays several distinct features of Queen Anne homes, including its tower, veranda with decorative pediments, bay window and a second-story porch on the west façade. The expanses of red brick lend a Romanesque touch. W.J. Carpenter, also known for the Romanesque-style Whitten Block downtown, designed this house for pioneer dry goods merchant Bernhard Loewenberg. After Loewenberg suffered heavy losses from the Panic of 1893, he traded houses in 1898 with railroad contractor E.J. Roberts, who lived one block west at 2027 W. First Avenue. Roberts family members lived here for years. In 1986, owner Mary Moltke earned the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Award for best residential rehabilitation. It has become a bed-and-breakfast inn and special events center.
Browne’s Addition is a historic neighborhood just west of downtown Spokane, Washington and offers a variety of attractions, ranging from century-old mansions, bungalows and apartment buildings from several eras, and the Northwest Museum of Arts & Cultures to a large park, a retail center and thousands of deciduous and coniferous trees.
Dusk and (Pixie) Dust Over Main Street by Samantha Decker Via Flickr: Another shot of Cindy’s Castle, this time from the other side. I loved using the wide angle lens on my last trip to WDW, since it was the only lens I had not owned yet on my January trip. All the amazing fisheye shots I see on Flickr sure make me long for a fisheye lens though!