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Friday, January 8, 2010
One of my favorite non-profit organizations in Ithaca, NY standing for all of the right things: reservation and restoration, the joint collaborations of Historic Ithaca and store, Significant Elements, sit on the corner of Center and Plain St. in a quirky warehouse that was "originally built by Pritchard & Sons for use as a carriage and wagon repository" and "later used as a corset factory, airplane parts factory, a warehouse for Rothschild’s Department Store, Harbeck’s Paper Company, and the ICC Furniture warehouse".
I had the opportunity to photograph their open house, and with colors and characters popping out at me with the backdrop of toilet seats and restored doors, I re-realized what makes Ithaca such a neat little town.