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my new loft

yea... i change home every other month (sarcastic smiley)

 

penthouse loft unit in the downtown LA biscuit company building built in the 1920's.

the huge original windows are at a normal height only with a raised platform in the living area. with a shorter average height of the people almost 100 years ago, perhaps the purpose of the windows was not for the workers to look out?

 

the neighbor below you is separated by 6 feet of concrete floor. original brick wall is probably too out of shape, so they are painted white.

interestingly, both the barcelona chairs and the building are from the 20's.

 

the smell of biscuit still lingers in the building...

 

 

EDIT: after the 5.4 earthquake today (july 29, 2008), news are saying buildings built since the 30's should be able to withstand today's earthquake. this biscuit was 20's...

 

and, again the news says, some cement buildings in mid wilshire are showing cracks after today and that's not a good sign. this biscuit "seems" to be built with cement too...

 

hmmm....

 

 

blogged by john stenger

 

 

explore #12

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Taken on June 7, 2008