Sunday, August 18, 2013

Broken windows

Urban decay

The "broken windows" theory holds that if a city doesn’t fix its broken windows and graffiti, the environment will continue to descend into crime, chaos and violence. So the appearance of a lot of broken windows recently was a little discouraging to me.

But in spite of that, urban decay like this holds a powerful draw to a photographer, with its opportunity to discover something of beauty in the midst of the decay. We've explored this idea before, in the old Rancho Los Amigos buildings (here and here).

So, today, here's what drew me in. Tomorrow, I'll show you more of the decay, along with the location.

1 comment:

  1. I think this is part of the Boeing/Rockwell building that is still there on Lakewood Blvd.


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