Tuesday/ historic 25th Street, Ogden

IMG_7824 sm
Here is The Roosters Brewing Co. and Eatery on 25th St.
IMG_7830 sm
And across the street these ‘Wild West’ saloon-style storefronts now house restaurants.  In 1977, 25th Street in Ogden was recognized as having the most complete series of turn-of-the-century architecture in the state of Utah, and the preservation of these buildings was started.
IMG_7835 sm
This beautiful example of Art Deco is Ogden Municipal building’s entrance. Completed in 1939, it was a federal work projects initiated during the Great Depression of the 1930’s.
IMG_7843 sm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater is a movie palace located at 2439 Washington Blvd. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Check out the snow on the roof that has started to make icicles as the dripping water freezes up again.

I braved the bone-chilling cold late this afternoon to go out and take a few pictures – but man!  I had to give it up after 30 mins.  My thick stretch jeans was no match for the cold that seemed to come right through it.  I did not wear my gloves, thinking it would interfere with my picture taking – big mistake.  And I was very worried about condensate in my camera as well — I’m not supposed to use it in these low temperatures without a cover.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *