Taken from across the one way street (M Street), depicting the facade of the Weston. The lights are displayed as purple but they cycle through the different colors on the color spectrum. Under the overhang is the valet parking, the actual parking garage cleverly hidden down the street, intentional or not it is very difficult […]
Here is a picture of the alleyway next to the Hostess Bakery and Wonder Bread Factory. As you can see, it is pretty spotless for an alleyway in the city. Years ago, when S Street was not as modernized or rebuilt, this was a very popular spot for drug dealings. Now, it is completely clean […]
Here you can see multiple angles of the neighboring apartments. Not pictured are also purple and light green apartments further down. Together, all of these buildings are a nice contrast to the brick structure of the Hostess Bakery/Wonder Bread Factory and the New Community Church. The apartments are also modernized, and I can imagine that […]
This was my favorite picture of my site. On the side of the picture, you can see the “we works” building that holds more office space and I believe is attached to Hostess Bakery/Wonder Bread Factory. They have similar infrastructures. However, you can also see the beautiful sunset that is arriving on my site. Additionally, […]
The Hostess Bakery and Wonder Bread Factory is home to office space for their workers as well as for ISL on the upper level. The historic brick and the three signs on top of the building truly represent their complex past. The street and alleyway was also quite clean, and was very busy.
As I was exploring Hostess Bakery/Wonder Bread Factory, I also saw the New Community Church across the street. The brick on the church contains a lot of character, and although it seems a little rundown, it is a beautiful addition to the site. However, my favorite part of the church was hearing and seeing all of the […]
The longer I have lived in and researched Washington, DC, the more I have realized how quickly environments and locations change. Nothing seems to last forever, and while this may be portrayed like a bad thing, the Hostess Cake building is showing me how change can be a great thing. The Hostess Cake/Wonder Bread Factory […]