Windows - Reading, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 31.356 W 071° 06.322
19T E 327068 N 4709950
Quick Description: A mural of nine windows complement the real windows on this commercial building in Reading.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2011 6:19:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMC7PH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 7

Long Description:
So what do you do when you have a beautiful Georgian-Colonial style trapezoid shaped building with paned glass, gabled windows on all sides except the rear? What if the rear is highly visible because the lot behind the building is empty? You could, a great expense, construct matching windows or you could commission the painting of a complementary mural.

This mural is so well done that as you approach it from a distance on Haven Street you must look carefully, or at an acute angle, before you realize its a painting. The rear of the building is painted red and black to match the colors of the other sides. Nine paned windows are painted on the black surface that perfectly match in style and size the real windows.

The building is located at:
2 Haven Street
Reading, MA 01867
City: Reading

Location Name: Haven Junction

Media: paint on plaster

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Artist: Not listed

Date: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and description of your visit. One original photo of the mural must also be submitted. GPSr photo NOT required.
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