Wednesday, August 08, 2007

County Building Lone Star

County Building Stained Glass

Here in El Paso, old skool luddites take great joy to decry our county building. At the same time,
County Building Murals
many others see the beauty and functionality of this, the newest iteration of El Paso County's signature structure. Built on the site of the previous building, the structure sports a blue mirror facade that captures a reflection of the Franklin Mountains. Within the mirrored surface, a semi-circular vault holds a stained glass county seal. Inside this area, El Paso County Buildingis a beautiful mural that depicts the area's multi-cultural heritage. It's too bad those resistant to change cannot see how progress can sometimes be beautiful, too.

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Bus rides 🚌 to Pershing Drive, shots 💉, and arroz con frijoles 🌯, with a bowl of hot, red Jello water 🥣

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