to Dan Orr, Wanatah
Indiana, for contributing these superb photos, and our apologies for
the time it took to get these posted.
"I love Gary
architecture," writes Dan. "I am using a Sony F505 with a Carl Ziess
lens. I like it because it has a 5X zoom, and I can get a lot closer to
some of the architectural elements that I like to shoot."
building facing 5th Avenue
brickwork visible in this photo--probably encloses a stairwell.
a burned-out storefront on Gary's old commercial strip, Broadway,
reveals three of Gary's major downtown buildings. Right to left: Genesis Towers retirement
building (formerly Hotel
Gary), occupied; City
abandoned; and the just-visible roof of the Gary Knights of Columbus
building (featured on this page).