Washington Park Time Warp
Washington Park is undergoing a major renovation that will expand the park to the entire area block bounded by Elm, Race, 12th, and 14th streets and will include an underground parking garage under a new civic lawn on the park’s south side.
The photo below was taken by neighborhood resident Richard Calkins on January 31, 2011. Here is how he describes the remarkable shot:
Shot this afternoon with early 1950’s Carl Zeiss Contaflex I on Efke 50 ASA 35mm film. Efke is makes film in Croatia the same way they did in 1950. Hand held f11 @ 1/40 second.
Here is a photo of the park’s construction work approximately one month after the first shot was taken:
True to this post’s title, here is a step back in time (from 1904 to be exact):