Friezes

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frieze

No, I’m not talking about a Slurpee, or a Frappucino. A frieze is a band of ornament on the entablature of classical architecture. In Chicago, this can take many forms. Here are a few of my favorites. The first picture is of 8500 South Burley. Exterior building shots for the Blues Brothers, “Curl Up & Dye Salon”:

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“What I wanted to do was paint sunlight on the side of a house” -E. Hopper

2 responses to “Friezes”

  1. Donna says:

    Gorgeous shots, as always, Jay!

  2. Denise says:

    Lovely. Thanks for sharing!