Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Decay (XIX)


Downtown Oeiras

20 comments:

jennyfreckles said...

It must once have been so beautiful, lived in and cared for. How sad.

Olivier said...

j'aime bien cette vieille maison, cette fenetre

Sharon said...

Number 16 could use a little rehab. Well, maybe some big rehab.

Gunn said...

"Once upon a time..... "
It is like this photo want to tell a story...
Still many beautiful details at the place.

Jacob said...

What a shame...look at that beautiful balcony gone to rot...in fact this place looks infested with water and the resulting mold and mildew...probably should be bulldozed?

Photo Cache said...

another lovely window that needs a lot of TLC.

happy new year.

joo said...

Could be such a lovely place!

Irina said...

They are like people: born, lived, gone.

Jack said...

This is a marvelous and a brave photo. I have been thinking lately that many posts -- including mine -- look like we are cheerleaders for our cities. We overlook plainness and hide ugliness. I haven't resolved for myself whether to feature problems. You did it today in a thoughtful way. I need to continue thinking . . .

Julie said...

I don't see this as sad, but as beautiful and with a story to tell. Just as I don't see old people as sad or in need of renovation. Age and decay have a beauty of their own and need to be celebrated.

Andreas Hensel said...

Good seen, a wonderful old mood in this picture!

Randy said...

It could be so beautiful. A little clean and some paint.

James said...

I love the textures and details! Very nice shot!

Small City Scenes said...

Ay yi yi!! Now that is decay for sure. MB

Joan Elizabeth said...

Lovely earthy colours and textures here.

VP said...

Love the balcony, easy to imagine it neatly painted, before the rust. What a pity for these buildings...

Leif Hagen said...

I love your DECAY photos but they do bumm me out - I wish someone could fix up those places! A sad story...

T. Becque said...

Great shot JM!

Deepak Acharya said...

Liked the rustic look !!!

Leovi said...

Magnificent photo full of poetry. I love the color and texture of the wall. Happy 2011. Leovi