Building, Sackville Street

Building, Sackville Street

I love this art-deco signage. You can find it here and there in downtown Halifax. I might make it a little project of mine to photograph all the examples I find during my wandering. Being fairly new to Halifax, I’m not sure what the previous name of the building was, but it apparently was not agreeable enough for the current owners, hence the missing lettering. Too bad, but I’m glad they at least left this obvious example. If I was more of an appreciator of the obvious — an obviist? — and less of a typophile I think I’d be taking a different type of interest in this.

Here’s a Google Street View of the corner:

There’s a larger version if you’re interested.

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  • Camera: Mamiya 6 medium-format rangefinder
  • Lens: Mamiya 75mm
  • Film: Kodak 400TX exposed at 320
  • Developer: Rodinal 1+50
  • Development: Small tank for 116 and a half minutes at 20 degrees Celsius. Agitation was an initial five inversions, then two inversions every minute.
  • Date: December, 2009
  • Location: 44.646510, -63.572802
  • what3words: defended.bookcase.exacts
  • Copyright: © 2009 Chris Jones. All rights reserved. More information.

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