Saturday, July 7, 2012
Fireworks from high up
Given my posts of the past two days, you might have thought that I missed out on the 4th of July Fireworks displays. Not so! I was invited by a good friend to see what could be seen from the 22nd floor of a downtown high-rise. The view to the north took in one display that was in the distance but still very clear. You can see it above in the top-right of the photo. The photo also captures the traffic on Central Avenue and a peek at that art installation I've featured before called "Her Secret is Patience". You can see it on the lower left of the above photo. If you don't remember it, click here for a photo I posted before.
About 20 minutes after the north end show started, another, much closer show to the east started up. Some of it was partially obscured by another building, but we still got to see all the high-flying explosions as they crested over the top of the building in the foreground. And, they were close enough for the noise to rattle the windows of our building. All in all, I enjoyed the view from above very much!