Dominion @ Night

At 340 feet the Dominion Tower is the tallest building in Norfolk Virginia. Completed in 1987 this postmodern brown granite skyscraper was named in honor of the state’s nickname – “The Old Dominion”. Canon G1X, 1/6 second @ f/5, ISO 1600.

Sun and Shade

The Bank of America Center in Norfolk Virginia has long been one of my favorite local buildings. Designed by Skidmore, Owings And Merrill of Chicago with Williams, Tazewell & Associates of Norfolk it was the tallest building in the state of Virginia when completed in 1967 and retained that title until 1971 when Richmond’s new… Continue reading Sun and Shade

DE in B&W

A rainy morning turned into a beautiful sunny day. I looked up while walking down Plume Street in Norfolk Virginia at the Dominion Enterprises tower lit by the bright sun. The light stone against the dark blue sky dotted with clouds screamed “take this picture.” So I did using my iPhone 4. Taken with Camera+… Continue reading DE in B&W

Dare to Stand Out!

– The Ledge is the latest Chicago attraction. Four all glass skyboxes extend out from 103 floor of the Willis Tower, formerly named the Sears Tower into the Chicago sky. You can walk out onto the ledge which is made up of three 1/2 inch glass panels laminated together leaving you standing 1,353 feet up… Continue reading Dare to Stand Out!

Terminal Tower

From 2010 Blog – The Terminal Tower is a landmark skyscraper located on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. It was built during the skyscraper boom of the 1920s and 1930s, and was the second-tallest building in the world when it was completed. The Terminal Tower stood as the tallest building in North America outside… Continue reading Terminal Tower