Thursday, June 10, 2010

Your Thursday Boring Postcard from Michael5000


Length, 1402 ft. Width 360 ft. Area, acres, 11.58.
Longacre & Co., Mfrs.

Provenance: Unsure.


Elaine said...

Where is this boring place? I can't quite read the tiny boring print or identify the boring countryside or, or....

Elizabeth said...

This is unboringly intriguing. It almost looks like an ancient Chinese palace. World's Fair, somewhere?

Michael5000 said...

Interestingly, I had no idea about this until earlier today, when I stumbled across a reference to it in David McCulloch's history of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. Weird. That would be the Machinery Hall for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. Hmm. Might have to Ebay that sucker, and see who salutes.