May 2011

Whiskey Wild: Steel Doors and Windows ~ 1910 Q St

May 20, 2011
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Update 7/2012: The steel doors and windows have been removed as part of construction happening on the building in what looks to be preparation for opening another bar here. The lone bar near the railroad tracks at 19th & Q, Whiskey Wild, has been vacant and boarded up for years now. Driving by one day, […]

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Midtown Mosaic (3 of 4) ~ 2220 K Street

May 20, 2011
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Part 3 of the Midtown Mosaic series focuses on several more sections of this expansive mural which includes the work of more than 60 artists. The project was conceived and coordinated by Sacramento’s Midtown Alley Project (MAP). If you missed it, be sure to start with part 1 and part 2 of the Midtown Mosaic […]

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Double L Eccentric Gyratory II ~ 6th & J

May 11, 2011
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“Choreography of Steel” is how Architectural Digest describes the work of kinetic sculptor George Rickey (1). This piece by Rickey on the corner of 6th & J can appear, at first glance, to be another simple, static sculpture on a downtown corner. Stop and look for a moment, and you will see that the two […]

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Midtown Mosaic (2 of 4) ~ 2220 K Street

May 4, 2011
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Part 2 of the Midtown Mosaic series focuses on several more sections of this expansive mural which includes the work of more than 60 artists. The project was conceived and coordinated by Sacramento’s Midtown Alley Project (MAP). If you missed it, be sure to read part 1 of the Midtown Mosaic series. Click on any […]

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