Thanks and Tip of the Hod to the Humble Brick

Just as cells are the building blocks of biology, bricks are the building blocks of architecture.

brick logo 2Here’s another look at some structures (all at least ninety years old) that architects and masons have created with the humble brick:

corner eagle 2Home of Eagle Steam Bakery (1895) on South Main Street.

corner binyonBinyon-O’Keefe Storage (1916, Sanguinet and Staats) on Calhoun Street.

main thannisch 2Thannisch Building (1907) on East Exchange Avenue.

swift wallWall of the Swift packing plant (about 1902) on Northeast 23rd Street.

corner 219 s mainCommercial building (1906) at 219 South Main Street.

entry ashton depotThe old Santa Fe Union Depot (1900) on Jones Street.

group graves bricklayers 2And naturally there is fine brickwork on the monument (1922) in the bricklayers union plot at Oakwood Cemetery.

Another celebration of the humble brick

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