Fire Escapes…. #WordlessWednesday

I have always had a fascination with fire escapes. Is that odd? Maybe a little. I attribute it to growing up in California, where we don’t see them all that often compared to New York City. When I would watch TV shows like I Love Lucy or The Honeymooners, I remember asking my Mom, “Whats a fire escape??” & she would explain how important they are with very large building to be…well, like they are called, a way to escape a fire 😉

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I snapped this shot while waiting for my friend at The Hollywood Bowl park & ride shuttle stop in Pasadena. Amidst the gorgeous architecture found among the city buildings (Police station, library, City Hall…), was this very old building with…fire escapes! I really like how this photo came out, especially after some cropping magic as well as making it black & white.

Have you ever lived in a building with a fire escape? I hope you’ve never had to use it, if you have resided with one. xo

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About Along Comes Mary

Book Worm, Internet Nerd, Blogger, Daughter, Friend, Caffeine Addict, Non Smoker who sometimes smokes, Lover, Fighter, Ear with Feet, In Search of Bunbury, Gluten Free Pescatarian. Enough about me, what about YOU?;-)
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One Response to Fire Escapes…. #WordlessWednesday

  1. What a lovely photo and it sparks the question if anyone has spent a warm summer evening pondering life on that fire escape. 🙂

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