Buildings photographically stripped of everything but their facades

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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/13/buildings-photographically-str.html

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Nice!
Reminds me of Magritte somehow.

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There’s a facade like that in Louisville, which is some sort of historical landmark:

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That’s the Heigold House built by a stone cutter of the same name. It sits in a small park near the Ohio River just east of downtown Louisville. I used to drive by there every day to and from work.
ETA this link, it has a very interesting story.
Heigold House

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That would make a great setup for a Buster Keaton movie.
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I came here to post exactly this. :smiley:

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“N’est pas un bâtiment?”

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Along vaguely related lines, there’s a house in my neighborhood that was torn down completely, with the exception of the front porch and chimney. I guess it was some sort of historic preservation hack, prior to a “remodel” which amounted to the construction of a completely new house attached to the front porch roof.

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No, the mood of the L’Empire des lumières pictures.

But since you bring it up:

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