Doorways Around the World

San Marco

San Marco

Seventeenth century mosaic crowns the portal to the Basilica San Marco. Photographer: Passante of Picturing Washington DC. Taken in 2000. This doorway is in Venice, Italy.

August 14, 2006 Posted by | architecture, doorway, Italy | Comments Off on San Marco

Hotel Pariz

Mosaics decorate the main door to the Hotel Pariz in Prague, built in 1904 by Czech architect Jan Vejrych. The interior, and especially the Sarah Bernhardt Restaurant, are breathtaking examples of Art Nouveau architecture. Photographer: Passante of Picturing Washington DC. Taken in November 2004. This doorway is in Prague, Czech Republic.

August 8, 2006 Posted by | architecture, Art Nouveau, Czech Republic, doorway, Europe, photoblog, transom | 1 Comment

Municipal House

Looking out through the doorway of Prague’s Municipal House, the city’s most prominent Art Nouveau building, and now a cultural center. The Municipal House was the site of the proclamation of the independent state of Czechoslovakia in 1918. Photographer: Passante of Picturing Washington DC. Taken in November 2004. This doorway is in Prague, Czech Republic.

August 3, 2006 Posted by | architecture, Art Nouveau, Czech Republic, doorway, Europe, photoblog, transom | Comments Off on Municipal House

Second Empire

This doorway adorns a Second Empire style mansion in Alexandria, Virginia. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006.

August 1, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, architecture, doorway, photoblog, transom | Comments Off on Second Empire

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

Stained Glass House Number

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Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006. This doorway is in Southeast Washington DC.

June 30, 2006 Posted by | architecture, doorway, photoblog, transom, Washington DC | Comments Off on Stained Glass House Number

Red Door

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

June 29, 2006 Posted by | Alexandria VA, architecture, doorway, photoblog, transom | Comments Off on Red Door

Welcome Home

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Bouquets on the door are a decorative touch on private homes, often seen in this area. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006. This doorway is in Southeast Washington DC.

June 27, 2006 Posted by | architecture, doorway, photoblog, Washington DC | Comments Off on Welcome Home

Welcome

When taking pictures for Alexandria Daily Photo, I’m often torn between showing the entire building or honing in on the detail. For that reason I’ve started this blog, which will feature only doorways, a favorite subject of photographers everywhere. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. Taken in June 2006. This doorway is in Southeast Washington DC.

June 25, 2006 Posted by | architecture, doorway, photoblog, transom, Washington DC | Comments Off on Welcome