Onioned Domed Cupola

Dawson Park's Gazebo December 2019Click image for larger view As the crowning point on the Hill Building, built in 1890 by Charles Hill Albina's first mayor on the corner of NE Russell St and N Williams Ave in Portland, Oregon's NE, the onion shaped dome was styled after the Taj Mahal in India which was… Continue reading Onioned Domed Cupola

Dawson Park’s Gazebo December 2019Click image for larger view As the crowning point on the Hill Building, built in 1890 by Charles Hill Albina’s first mayor on the corner of NE Russell St and N Williams Ave in Portland, Oregon’s NE, the onion shaped dome was styled after the Taj Mahal in India which was…… Continue reading Onioned Domed Cupola

Huell and Me

On March 26, 2013 serendipity came to town while nosing around vintagelosangeles.net, as I love history and used to live in Southern California.  On the site I came across Los Angeles PBS station KCET and while nosing around on their webpage discovered that on January 7, 2013 long time California resident Huell Howser passed away. …… Continue reading Huell and Me