Visiting with Aunties Mary and Viola – The Vintage Roses of Beal Street – Part 3

“It is gracious to have old people full of vitality and endowed with wisdom in our society.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita I was taking photographs of the houses in the 800 block on Beal Street. It was Sunday, quiet, no traffic. I was trying to imagine the time when each house was occupied, full of … Continue reading Visiting with Aunties Mary and Viola – The Vintage Roses of Beal Street – Part 3

Happy Hill – What is A Shotgun House? – Part 2

“A place without meaning is no place to be.” Wayne Gerald Trotman The Happy Hill Neighborhood has broken ground on a new project, Beal Street Square, a cause for celebration. I want to remind you about the architecture you find in Happy Hill, and throughout the south, so when you see the design for Beal Street … Continue reading Happy Hill – What is A Shotgun House? – Part 2