Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

Pair of Commercial Buildings on Penn Avenue

Two buildings very similar in size and shape and remarkably dissimilar in decoration. The one on the left has attractive but very ordinary classical details. The one on the right is festooned with terra-cotta tiles in an almost shocking green.

Addendum: This latter building was designed by Frederick Sauer, who signed it in a shield to the right of the right-hand display window.

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