Category Archives: art

BC Parliament Buildings – Front Fountain

The Front Fountain on the grounds of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings was designed in Victoria by Hooper & Watkins and manufactured in New York by Joseph W. Fiske in 1905. It originally had 4 basins and stood over 5.5 … Continue reading

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Centennial Square

The Centennial Square fountain Related Posts:Centennial FountainUnplugged music – Market SquareOfficers’ SquareVictoria – CRD Square

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A bit of love – rainbow sidewalk

One of the Rainbow Pride crosswalks on Pandora Avenue and Broad Street, outside Victoria city hall Related Posts:Victoria – rainbow crosswalksVictoria at night – Pandora and BroadVictoria – ReflectionsVictoria – City Hall

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Duncan – concrete art

Street art or graffiti? Some street art is well thought out and conveys a message about life, politics, and even historical events that changed the way we think. These examples are at the long shuttered extruded and precast concrete products … Continue reading

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Ottawa – The Maintenance Building

The Maintenance Building in Major’s Hill Park The Maintenance Building is a modest building with a picturesque roof and walls of rough cut, irregularly coursed limestone. It stands in Major’s Hill Park, in site of Parliament Hill and the Ottawa … Continue reading

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Ottawa – The hill

Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River as viewed from Major’s Hill Park Related Posts:Ottawa – The Maintenance BuildingOttawa – Astrolabe TheatreThe hen partyA goat

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Ottawa – Victoria Island

A troubled history in the present – Victoria Island, Ottawa Related Posts:Ottawa – Supreme Court of CanadaOttawa River – a winter dayOttawa River – a winter rest for cruise shipsOttawa – Astrolabe Theatre

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Ottawa – Rideau Hall

Welcome to Canada, where our government is friendly and approachable. We don’t need tanks and barbed wire or walls here… Related Posts:Ottawa – LornadoBarbed wire – a country fenceRideau Hall – Mungo Martin Totem poleOttawa – 50th Anniversary of Canadian … Continue reading

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A totem pole

A totem pole – Brown’s Bay Related Posts:Comox Marina – Totem PoleTotem Pole – K’omoks First NationFauxtoart – The way it isSnuneymuxw First Nation totems

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