Published by fixBuffalo
on 1/12/2009 at 8:30 PM.
While cruising the Hydraulics
over the weekend we spotted these two 'vinyl victorians' on North Division, near Grosvenor Street (live map
Chris Hawley has a few words to say about the intersection of various cultural influences, these houses and Buffalo's place in time in this recent post - Urban Scene of the Week
The suburban lifestyle is losing popularity, and in-town living is in vogue like never before... but as older building stock continues to be demolished and replaced with "vinyl victorians" in down-on-their-luck neighborhoods all over the city, one wonders when it will finally be okay for Buffalo to be itself again.
I'll be adding additional places to my vinyl collection this year. Seems like they keeping popping each time we demolish places that can't be replaced.
Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word.
Benjamin: Yes, sir.
Mr. McGuire: Are you listening?
Benjamin: Yes, I am.
Mr. McGuire: Plastics.
See My Vinyl Collection
for additional inspiration.