Monthly Archives: February 2009

Modern Diner

Modern Diner | 364 East Avenue | Pawtucket, Rhode Island | Sterling Streamliner, #4110 I finally had a chance to photograph the Modern Diner in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It’s one of the two remaining Sterling Streamliners. The other is the … Continue reading

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Button Your Eyes

In Neil Gaiman’s novel “Coraline” and the movie based on it, a girl discovers a secret home within her home, an alternate universe where her Other Mother and Other Father seem like much more fun than her real parents…if you … Continue reading

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Clam Box : Since 1935

The Clam Box of Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a landmark example of representational architecture — the restaurant is shaped just like the boxes they sell their clams in. It’s high-concept. The American roadside used to have a lot more buildings in … Continue reading

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1981 TV Report about Online Newspapers

I love this 1981 news segment about how some people were dialing in to CompuServe to read newspapers on their home computers. According to the report, it took two hours to download the paper at a cost of $5 per … Continue reading

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