• Slaughter House | Georgia

    The Slaughter Shanty

    On our way to another spot, we stopped at a small house that my friends nicknamed the ‘Slaughter House’ because of the road it was on and probably because it had a nice ring to it, though it’s more of a shanty than an actual house. We parked right off the shoulder of the road […]

  • F.D. McArthur School | Photo © 2014 Bullet, AutopsyofArchitecture.com

    F.D. McArthur School

    F. D. McArthur School (originally 17th Avenue School, also F. D. McArthur Elementary School) was a former Birmingham city school located on the northwest corner of 17th Avenue North and 25th Street near Carraway Hospital. It was named for attorney and Birmingham Board of Education president F. D. McArthur. The school’s colors were green and […]

  • Eastern State Penitentiary | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Eastern State Penitentiary was erected in 1929 and at the time, it was the largest and most expensive public structure in the country with a final price tag of $750,000. Its architectural significance first arose in 1821, when British architect John Haviland was chosen to design the building. Haviland found most of his inspiration for […]

  • Slimbones | Birmingham, Alabama

    Slimbone’s Arcade

    A couple years ago, my friend Elliot and I went out to Birmingham, Alabama to explore some stuff. Jump forward to end of our second day there, we had decided to drive around Irondale when we stumbled upon which I assume was a small gambling hall. Parking right in the driveway, we made our way […]

  • Nolan Plantation House | Bostwick, Georgia

    Nolan Plantation House

    This southern plantation home was built in 1906 by James A. Nolan. The house takes on the common rectangular box form of country stores at the turn of the century, thought its not known if the false front is an original feature of the building or if it was added on later. The Nolan farm […]

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Slaughter House | Georgia

The Slaughter Shanty

On our way to another spot, we stopped at a small house that my friends nicknamed the ‘Slaughter House’ because of the road it was on and probably because it had a nice ring to it, though it’s more of a shanty than an actual house. We parked right off the shoulder of the road […]

F.D. McArthur School | Photo © 2014 Bullet, AutopsyofArchitecture.com

F.D. McArthur School

F. D. McArthur School (originally 17th Avenue School, also F. D. McArthur Elementary School) was a former Birmingham city school located on the northwest corner of 17th Avenue North and 25th Street near Carraway Hospital. It was named for attorney and Birmingham Board of Education president F. D. McArthur. The school’s colors were green and […]

Eastern State Penitentiary | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary was erected in 1929 and at the time, it was the largest and most expensive public structure in the country with a final price tag of $750,000. Its architectural significance first arose in 1821, when British architect John Haviland was chosen to design the building. Haviland found most of his inspiration for […]