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Anchor Cottage Freshwater Decor Decorating Store

For absolutely everything "Freshwater Decor" head to Anchor Cottage. Located in Uptown Suttons Bay Michigan, Anchor Cottage carries Pine Cone Hill bedding, Dash & Albert rugs, Emma Bridgwater tabletop, Crabtree & Evelyn bubble bath. Gifts and antiques with a nautical flair. We do special orders and shipping all over the United States. E-mail us at shop@anchorcottage.net. Can't wait to hear from you!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Side Adventure Leads to New Adventure

On my way to visit my brother in NE Jacksonville I pass this building glimpsed through viaducts of highways that criss-cross each other.

What caught my eye was the wink of Neo-Classic pedimented porticos supported by colossal Doric columns squeezed between I-95 and I-10 freeways.

The highways are literally 200ft from the second story windows.

She is Public School # 4, also known as Annie Lytle Public School. She was started in 1891 and was rebuilt in red brick in 1917. Abandoned and condemned in 1971 the school has been vandalized for years.

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