Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fri 7/27/12

East Boston, Mass.–This appears to be Kevin Griffin’s condo (3 Lamson St., Unit 3).  Headed up Lamson St. and across Maverick St., (see this overgrown lot), then down Cottage St. (see this suburban-style ranch).  Having trees on the street makes … Continue reading

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Wed 7/18/12

Northwest of South Brent, Devon, England–inside Dartmoor–This house looks interesting, with a castle-like wall.  Here’s a river.  Now heading on the road to town, here is a sign warning of a “weak bridge” ahead.  Tight squeeze here.  Nice rolling hill … Continue reading

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Sun 7/15/12

East Portlemouth, Devon, England–Millbay Road–a pocket beach; this house is right on this tiny little lane.  A view across the river over to Salcombe.  Nice flowering shrubbery here.  An old railroad trestle?  Tight parking at this waterfront cafe and beach … Continue reading

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Sun 7/8/12

Agawam, Mass.–Six Flags area–Rte. 159 right at the state line (entering Suffield, Conn.).  This property right by the border has gone to pot.  Six Flags’ preferred parking entrance.  Here is the bridge over Rte. 159 that connects both sides of … Continue reading

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Sat 7/7/12

outside (west of) Mooresville, N.C.–Queen’s Cove—big houses and yards here; some are waterfront, but you can’t tell from the street.  I like these Victorian-style McMansions.  Pasture with a horse (or two) right outside this development.  Just up the road, this … Continue reading

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Fri 7/6/12

Detroit, Mich.–heading up (the wrong way) Garland St. (from E. Jefferson all the way to the other side of Edsel Ford Freeway).  Here’s a nice new front porch, and perhaps they built the new stairs next door.  Funeral home with … Continue reading

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Tue 7/3/12

Washington, D.C.–Mount Vernon Square–up-in-coming area, but still a bit run down; right across from that view is 460 New York Ave., where a new condo complex is planned; the “historic warehouse” will be incorporated into the new building.  Note the … Continue reading

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