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Spiraling Down the Ames Building

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Comments (57)

Bits-n-Pieces on January 24, 2011

Thanks very much for visiting roeli bindels and Christos Theodorou Greetings to you both from Boston :)

Palmina Moore on April 13, 2011

This is wonderful!


Jim Evans (AXOTA) on April 16, 2011

Genial! I could never imagine rust stains being attractive---Wrong!!!

Nice one!!


Bits-n-Pieces on April 17, 2011

Thanks Palmina and Jim! It was such a surprise to look up from this spot I used to walk by all the time and notice this for the first time.

strzinek on July 18, 2011

výborně, blahopřeji !! Rosta

Bits-n-Pieces on July 30, 2011

díky moc za vaše věcné připomínky Rosta !

kdz7 on October 24, 2011

very nice indeed - question : why can't we see it on streetview ?

kamalyn on October 24, 2011

See what? The photo?

kdz7 on October 25, 2011

not the pic, the place

kamalyn on October 29, 2011

It's visible in streetview, so I'm not sure why you can't see it.. The place is now the Ames Hotel. It can be seen by standing at 6 Tremont Street and looking back down State Street. It's behind the little Scollay Square sign.

kdz7 on October 30, 2011

oh yeah, now i see: pretty difficult since with streetview we cannot see the blue colour: so far and so high --- thanks a lot indeed

kamalyn on October 30, 2011

Hi - The blue in the windows was maybe some kind of reflective film from when the building had other uses. But when it was renovated to be a hotel, it seems the windows were replaced. Now it just looks like an ordinary building...I'm glad I was able to catch it when the windows made it so interesting.

Bérangère Tiaffay on February 12, 2012

YSL 8. So beautiful colors! And a lovely stair. Thank you for sharing. Friendly, from Occitanie, Bérangère

Alan Larkin on April 24, 2012

Hi Bits-n-Pieces, Just saw your photo after uploading mine. Thought you'd like to see an Updated Photo of your stairs. You are RIGHT! They are Not so Cool now!. Best wishes from *IRELAND,


Izabella Gutman on September 2, 2012

So beautiful colors

Alan Larkin on October 12, 2012

MY version of your picture.


Bits-n-Pieces on October 31, 2012

Thanks Bellisimo, Drew, and Alan!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 6, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    • Exposure: 0.010s
    • Focal Length: 34.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.513
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash