Tag Archives: historic

First Model Home of Inspiration Heights | San Diego Uptown News

30 Oct

A historical look at one of the oldest subdivisions in San Diego.
By Ronald V. May

IMAGE SOURCE: sduptownnews.com

The story of the Henry H. Nelson Speculation House at 1955 Sunset Blvd. and many other creations by Melhorn, Wahrenberger and other distinguished builders will be the focus of the Mission Hills Heritage Annual Lecture to be held at the Francis Parker School on Randolph Street on Jan. 21, 2012. The public is welcome to attend.

First Model Home of Inspiration Heights | San Diego Uptown News

Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos

29 Oct
When: Monday, 10:00AM. to 10:00PM; Tuesday, 10:00PM to 6:00PM
Old Town State Historic Park & Surrounding areas. 
(619) 297-3100 or oldtownsandiegoguide.com



Old Town San Diego’s Dia de los Muertos

County Admin Blgd. Lit Up for Holidays

8 Oct

I snapped these pics during the rain a few nights ago as I drove by the County Admin Building at 1600 Pacific Highway, I really like the orange lenses they put over the flood lights, Ember Glow! Festive!

1600 Pac Hwy Orange
Glowing Orange

Caltrans may sell Old Town building Parks wants – SignOnSanDiego.com

4 Oct

What do you think should happen to the old Caltrans building in Old Town?

Caltrans may sell Old Town building Parks wants – SignOnSanDiego.com

Early Fall in Mission Hills 2011

28 Sep

The Abandoned Hotel Adler in Sharon Springs NY (Video)

25 Sep

I’m totally bonkers for anything abandoned! I will be posting some of my fav online pics and vids from incredible artists that transport you back in time. We start with the Hotel Adler in Sharon Springs, NY. For more INCREDIBLE pics you must click here and check out a bevy of cool pics and a post by Photographer Arnold Walter. Enjoy

VIDEO SOURCE: The Digital Mirage
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Vintage Landscaping Ideas | Garden Guides

21 Sep

Vintage gardens evoke the casual beauty of old-fashioned yards that were scintillating to the eyes and the nose. Many vintage gardens incorporate design elements above and beyond flower choice to give the impression of a certain time period. Many vintage landscape items can be found at estate auctions, yard sales or even by the side of the road. Below are recent pics I’ve taken around Mission Hills. Visit gardenguides.com for more detail on each of these elements:


Wrought-Iron Accessories

Whimsical Accents

Wicker Garden Furniture

    SOURCE: www.gardenguides.com

    Vintage Landscaping Ideas | Garden Guides