Awaiting Summer

A rooftop swimming pool is being illuminated by the reflection from windows on the neighboring building. The snow fell the day before. Click on the image for a larger view.

Black & White

The city changes with light. This is not a single photograph, but two side by side: the deep shadows of a sunny day contrasted with the flat light of an overcast one. Click on the image for a larger view.

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National World War I Memorial

This Egyptian Revival monument was originally named the Liberty Memorial and dedicated to those that died during the Great War. Two Assyrian sphinxes flank the Liberty Tower. Each sphinx hiding its face with its wings. The sphinx shown here is known as Memory, facing East toward the battlefields of Europe. The other is Future. Click on the image for a larger view.

Island in the Sky

909 Walnut, also known as the Fidelity Building, is an iconic Kansas City landmark. This 1931 Art Deco/Greek Revival building has been a bank, Federal offices, including a Federal weather station, and, currently, a residential tower block. It is also a landmark on my commute. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Power & Light

The Kansas City Power and Light Company Building and the President Hotel. Click on the image for a larger view.