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Night photo of a downtown Redding building

Here’s a building that looks lovely in night lighting. Lots of architectural detail in contrast to the night. I think this is a Cal Trans office. I believe they moved here from the former shampoo factory in the Mountain Lakes … Continue reading

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Live recording -Craig Padilla’s “Sundial Bridge”

Here’s a live recording of Sundial Bridge by Craig Padilla. It was recorded on the patio of the cafe of the south end of the bridge. It’s about 20 minutes of symphonic electronic music. It starts off quietly, until it … Continue reading

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Sikh Center in Anderson

This type of architecture is not commonly seen in buildings of worship around here. This is the Sikh Center in Anderson. There is also a Sikh Temple nearby, pictured below. I found this on their website: “With Waheguru’s grace Dr. … Continue reading

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First Baptist Church of Redding

Built in 1952. The First Baptist Church of Redding had already worshiped in couple of other big church buildings prior to building this one over their 120 year history in Redding. Here’s how it looked in the 50’s, an image … Continue reading

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CalPERS headquarters makes a big impression

Readers at Bruce Ross’ blog recently caught wind of the looming financial crisis facing California Pension funds. Last week in Sacramento, we walked by the CalPERS building and it made quite an impression. It’s a lovely building. Still, the central … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Congregational Church and Frank Lloyd Wright

The Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding is a unique and significant building. It was designed in 1958 by world famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. ” If it is true that architecture reflects the people that produce it, their life, faith, … Continue reading

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Ideas will not work unless you do

A wise thought seen today at this landmark Redding Church. The striking pyramid form located the top of Placer is visible for miles around town. The First Presbytarians have a website HERE. They have been active in Redding for over … Continue reading

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