Urban Deterioration Scale

========================================================================================================= Urban deterioration scale is evident by amount of graffiti, broken boarded up windows, crumbling brick walls, miscellaneous debris, and general run down look of place. This picture taken in downtown Montreal below Rene Levesque boulevard captures some of what is being torn down and replaced by rampant urban development featuring huge dark glass and … Continue reading Urban Deterioration Scale

Graffiti Covered Brick

===================================================================================================== Graffiti covered brick walls are found all over Montreal and are a sign of urban deterioration and society's moral and spiritual decay. This particular collection of "street art" is found a few blocks just east of the old Montreal Forum located at the junction of Atwater boulevard and Saint Catherine street, in a back … Continue reading Graffiti Covered Brick

Graffiti Abused Tweety

======================================================================================================= A graffiti abused Tweety hung on a thin plastic line near some building's open backdoor passageway¬†lost in that back alley not far from where they were building a massive condo-commercial office high-rise. I had gone into this alleyway after photographing the progress at the adjacent highrise building site and found a whole mess of … Continue reading Graffiti Abused Tweety

Quebec Space Cadets

===================================================================== This Quebec 'space cadets' graffiti is on a wall of a backyard tunnel that exits onto a street. While exploring rue du Havre, one street over and running parallel with rue Frontenac, I found a small elongated park on its East side and a series of older homes of various type construction, some that … Continue reading Quebec Space Cadets

Easter Chocolate Graffiti

===================================================================== This wall showing an Easter chocolate special graffiti caught my eyes the moment I exited Montreal's Frontenac metro (subway) station. I had taken the public transit system to get to this neighborhood in the east end of Montreal to attend Good Friday services at a local church. The moment I exited through the swing … Continue reading Easter Chocolate Graffiti


In response to The Daily Post's weekly photo challenge: "Wall." ========================================================================================== Webster's defines 'wall' as a high thick masonry structure forming a long rampart or an enclosure chiefly for defense, masonry fence around a garden, park, or an estate. It may also be one of the sides of a room or building connecting floor and … Continue reading Wall