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Saturday, Sept. 22, 2:30 p.m.: Good Shepherd Center and Meridian Park

Friday, August 31, 2018

Queen Anne neighborhood

We gathered this morning outside the Queen Anne Library. It was closed for renovation but there were many interesting public buildings and private homes and gardens to sketch in the blocks around.



Our numbers grew by the time we had our throw down and group photo, though one or two sketchers had to leave early.  Thanks to Kathleen K. for investigating this area for us!  




After we first gathered, I walked down to Top Pot Doughnuts with Tina to use the facilities. We got coffee and then sat at a cafe table to sketch this jumble of satellite dishes.

 

I walked back up to our starting neighborhood and looked around. I went back to the scene I first noticed. Kathleen told us that this street lamp was part of the history of Queen Anne Boulevard. It has been transplanted to the front of a home owner's yard. In the background is the Queen Anne Masonic Center next door.

I found an image and some information about the street lamp:
https://i2.wp.com/qahistory.org/wp-content/uploads/queen-anne-boulevard-1982-800.jpg
http://qahistory.org/boulevard/


2 comments:

  1. Nice juxtaposition of old and new in one post! And what a great turnout we had!

    - Tina

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  2. Nice color and entryway rendering. I'm glad you sketched the lamp post. I wanted to but for some reason did not. I'll admire yours!

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