Monday, June 11, 2012

Fossgate façades

A long view up Fossgate towards Colliergate and the central tower of York Minster.  The furniture shop on the right used to be a cinema, as you might have guessed from the façade. 

Saturday, June 9, 2012

The Merchant Adventurers' Hall

The Merchant Adventurers' Hall, closed to the public the day this was taken and with restricted access to the gardens because of a wedding reception. More on the early 14th century building can be found here.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Books and bites

Right next door to yesterday's shop, in fact. The Hairy Fig has already featured on the blog. To the right is one of the several second-hand bookshops on Fossgate, and through the arch is  …

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Ideal homes exhibition

A cut from yesterday's Foss Bridge brings you out opposite The Miniature Scene where the service is second to none. Sturdy play houses for tiny fingers are available as well as the more delicate for your eyes only collectors' models. 

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Foss Bridge revisited

This favourite view is enhanced by the lush foliage and overhang of flowers. 

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

View 2 from platform 3

… showing the curves. A similar view featured on Saltaire Daily Photo some time ago

Monday, June 4, 2012

View from platform 3

York, three times a lady - look hard through the open arch.