June 3rd, 2004

my name up in lights

various places

Below is from the gate to the Leslie Street Spit in the east end of Toronto. The spit is a huge artificial breakwater made from demolition and construction rubble - hours of fun starts here.



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my name up in lights

motel strip

On Lakeshore Boulevard we used to have a motel strip. Occasionally violent, usually sleazy, always atmospheric. A string of motor courts and motels dating from the 1930s through the 1960s. Alas, much of it is gone - the best bits anyway - including an Art Deco gem that wouldn't have been out of place in Miami. This sign is also a goner. Probably sitting in the game room of some rich property developer. Who am I kidding - it probably got scrapped. The area is being filled in with swanky condos but it might yield me some future shots.

Most of my stuff is scans of older prints. Above one is 1994 maybe? I'll be heading out on my bike soon to get you some newer stuff. G'nite.

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