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These images are taken from the Museum of the City of New York’s database. They were taken by Charles Von Urban in the early part of the 20th Century. I discovered them from the Wooden Houses Project Blog which was posted about briefly yesterday.

Here is the link to the MCNY database: http://collections.mcny.org/C.aspx?VP3=SearchResult_VPage&VBID=24UP1GH57D98&SMLS=1&RW=1218&RH=896

I thoroughly enjoy this glimpse on the past.

 

Mike

 

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Hey there, I’ve gotten lost at this website for the last hour so I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: http://woodenhouseproject.com/

This sort of website stirs one to better things….

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Sony Walkman is to Apple’s Ipod as the television is to the PC. In other words, are we daft? What will the next major ‘life-changing’ piece of technology be? Can we be so immersed in the currents of today that we cannot fathom the changes due?

I was speaking with a friend and he stated that he couldn’t dream of what the next little piece of technocracy would come to us under what guise. I thought, well there will be something new, something that will broaden this and escape that. Though by the time it comes we will be ready for the embrace.

 

Mike

 

 

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