Thursday, December 10, 2009

once the town high school

now the town offices...
you come here to get absentee ballots, pay parking tickets, research a deed.
what do your town offices look like?

27 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

wow it looks like a mansion!
Adorable snow in all place, and that stair is leading for great surprises inside, I enlarged the picture and it's fabulous.
Nothing compares of it!
Léia

Steffe said...

Looks good in the snow. We would go to City Hall for that. And that building looks like this.

Leif Hagen said...

What a lovely, snowy photo of your town hall. Our City Hall is rather 1970s looking - not so interesting.

Sunny said...

I love old brick buildings, a nice contrast with the snow.
Our town hall is very much the small New England, white clapboard meeting hall.
Keep warm.
Sunny :)

√ Abraham Lincoln said...

This is a nice scene and would be a nice place to visit.

Small City Scenes said...

What a neat looking school. I am glad it is still used for something.

Stanwood's first large high school is now the Senior Center. MB

B SQUARED said...

They don't look anything like that, I can assure you.

siu said...

The white of the snow makes this building even more suggestive... Our town hall in Trieste is maybe not to be described as particularly valuable, but its strong point is that it stands in an immense square just in front of the (Adriatic) sea.

Jacob said...

Well, our town offices, i.e. City Hall, looks nothing like this in either winter or summer. But, you knew that!

It doth appear that the city "fathers and mothers" need to start a fire under the people who shovel walks...

I'd go up those steps to pay a bill and end up with an even bigger bill from the Brattleboro Community Hospital.

Here's a link to the Ocala City Hall:

http://ocaladailyphoto.blogspot.com/search?q=ocala+city+hall

In Real Life said...

Wow! Amazing building. I can just imagine it as a school, the grand staircase welcoming groups of excited, enthusiastic children. I am so glad that the building has a new life as town offices.

Clueless in Boston said...

Nice snowy scene. All our snow in Boston got washed away by the rain, but we are going to Vermont for the weekend to enjoy some snow and frigid temperatures.

Malyss said...

My town offices are in an old palace in the old town. There are columns, palm-trees, flowers in front of it.Our flag with the red eagle.And blue sky above. No snow..

Birdman said...

Looks like Vermont got hit with BIG snow. Wonderful looking building, a classic! I bet every old town has got one of these, being used a bit differently today then before.

Amin said...

Ours is not so interesting.

TheHandAnswered said...

Thanks for the comment. You also have some truly beautiful shots.
Cheers,
Alicia
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Rob and Mandy said...

Nice building. Is that white stuff snow? Haven't seen any for countless years! My wife Mandy is indian, she has never seen any. Maybe next week...

Anya said...

Wow!!
Snow (I see no snow falling here ;)(It looks beautiful with your black backgrond ;)
But your shot is so winter-look
Its looks very special ...

hugs from Kareltje =^.^=

cieldequimper said...

Very nice house, the snow makes it look charming.
I've posted the town hall before but I don't know how to put a link in a comment form... What I haven't posted yet are the many other official buildings...

In Three Rivers, Michigan said...

Beautiful! Our city offices are in a squat modern building, alas. I'm sure there used to be a beautiful old one...

Three Rivers Daily Photo

JM said...

This is so lovely, just like a Christmas card! Very different from our offices, to start with the lack of snow, as you can see on my today post. :-)

Vogon Poet said...

Our City Hall has been rebuilt several times, even after the last war, but the look is still 17th Century with turret and bell. And no snow...

Café Chick said...

My former primary school is now a town house complex. I can't help passing it without feeling some sadness, even if the old building was draughty and an earthquake risk.

slim said...

This building looks turn of the century (20th). It reminds me of some offices attached to factories and industrial mill complexes. I like that it is being so well utilized and is architecturally distinctive.

Virginia said...

Don't make me talk about where I pay anything. Your town is just gorgeous. My goodness!
V

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Oh my goodness, all that snow! It looks just like a picture postcard.
Very good photo. Thanks for your good wishes.☺
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lizziviggi said...

Beautiful! Our city hall is much too modern.

Rambling Round said...

Beautiful building and even prettier in the snow