Old Remnants #2

Old Remnants #2 - Honolulu, Hawaii

Old Remnants #2 – Honolulu, Hawaii

For my second find, I present this rather curvaceous and ugly pink apartment building on Kuhio Avenue. Kuhio is one of the major roads in Waikiki Beach and features rather modest buildings and businesses, especially compared to the high dollar Kalakaua Avenue. But things are changing. With the new Ritz Carlton residences and the re-done International Market Place, I see a shift happening.

I don’t know anything about this building. It vaguely looks art deco, but without any of the typical detailing. Was it once a richly decorated building that’s been plastered over, over the years? It reminds me of something from Dr. Seuss.

It does have one thing going for it. Unlike the new tall towers that tries to impress but ends up overshadowing the neighborhood, this pink apartment has a nice human scale, proportional to the street.

Please support this blog by clicking on my Amazon Link before buying anything.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.