Doorways Around the World

The Wolf is At the Door

The door knocker could be a dog, but it looks like a wolf to me. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in July 2006. This doorway is in Alexandria VA.

July 31, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, doorway, photoblog | 1 Comment

Brewhouse Yard Museum

Brewhouse Yard Museum

Formerly a municipal water works building, now part of the Brewhouse Yard Museum, the gates are beautiful in either reincarnation. Photographer: Gail’s Man of Nottingham Daily Photo. Originally published on NDP July 21, 2006. These gates are in Nottingham, UK.

July 30, 2006 Posted by | doorway, Europe, gate, photoblog, UK | Comments Off on Brewhouse Yard Museum

Hotel Central

Hotel Central - Prague

The Art Nouveau entrance and facade of the Hotel Central. Photographer: Passante of Picturing Washington DC. Taken in November 2004. This doorway is in Prague, Czech Republic.

July 29, 2006 Posted by | architecture, Art Nouveau, Czech Republic, doorway, Europe, photoblog | Comments Off on Hotel Central

Number 1228

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Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006. This doorway is in Alexandria, VA.

July 28, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, doorway, photoblog | Comments Off on Number 1228

Hotel Antiguas Gate

Photographer: Rudy Giron of Antigua Daily Photo. Taken in July 2006. This gate is in Antigua, Guatemala.

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July 27, 2006 Posted by | gate, Guatemala | Comments Off on Hotel Antiguas Gate

Fanlight and Sidelights

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Elegant doorway with fanlight and sidelights. In archicture, “fanlight” is a semicircular window above a door with radiating bars, and “sidelights” are glass panels on either side of a door. The surrounding architectural detail is so beautiful that you hardly notice that the doors themselves are very plain and lacking in ornamentation. Taken in June 2006. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. This doorway is in Alexandria VA.

July 26, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, doorway, fanlight, photoblog, transom | Comments Off on Fanlight and Sidelights

Art Nouveau Office

Entrance to an office building in Prague, one of the prime cities in the world to see Art Nouveau architecture.

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July 25, 2006 Posted by | Art Nouveau, Czech Republic, doorway, Europe, photoblog, transom | Comments Off on Art Nouveau Office

Green Gate

Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in July 2006. This gate is in Alexandria VA.

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July 24, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, gate | 1 Comment

Popenoe House

The Popenoe House is a colonial mansion in Antigua, Guatemala. More information is available in the June 12 post at Antigua Daily Photo. Photographer: Rudy Giron of Antigua Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006. This doorway is in Antigua, Guatemala.

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July 23, 2006 Posted by | Guatemala | Comments Off on Popenoe House

Stayton Barn

Photographer: Celine of Willamette Valley Daily Photo. Taken in July 2006. This doorway is in Stayton OR.

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July 22, 2006 Posted by | Oregon | 1 Comment