Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof.
Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
From inside a painting shed, where heatlamps and a vented roof made sure that the Caddy looked like it was worth the price tag.
When I see this picture, I imagine that I am an ant exploring a mushroom farm.
Almost all of the doors and windows on the ground floor have been boarded, leaving the ground level very dark.
The Brown Hotel still stands, but has recently gone out of business again. One of the nice things about historic buildings in New Mexico, though, is things tend to stay around a lot longer than if they were subjected to lots of rain and snow. It will probably be reopened eventually.
An old nurse’s station (you can tell because of the half-door with table) with torn-up tiles. Notice through the curved doorway that even the ceiling has a curvature.