This photo, of the changing skyline, was taken from Romare Bearden park in Uptown Charlotte. The building under construction is called 300 S. Tryon … here is very cool link from their Construction Time-lapse Camera.
Playing the chimes at Romare Bearden Park is not only enjoyed by the young but also the young at heart. I’ll admit I play them regularly (smile) … recently I heard a guide explain that the park, flowers, fountains, and rocks were laid out following the pattern of a collage which was one of Romare Bearden styles.
Is Uptown the upside down version of downtown? I ask because tomorrow is theme day in the City Daily Photo community and upside down is the theme. I chose to go with a more literal interpretation of the theme but it is always fun to see the different interpretations. Join us tomorrow for an upside down tour of the world.
On a recent evening out I took this photo of a fire pit at Fahrenheit rooftop lounge. Interestingly the fire pit is enjoyable even in May however I suspect they will have to turn them off by June or July.
This photo of the SKYE condo swimming pool was taken on a recent visit to the Fahrenheit Restaurant which is on the top of the Skye Condominiums in Uptown Charlotte. Be sure and time your visit to enjoy the sunset.
Living in uptown presents a photographic challenge … Often the Charlotte skyline is lit in bright sunlight while the location I’m taking the photo from is in shadow from a different building. For example this photo was taken from Romare Bearden Park which is surrounded by several tall apartment buildings. The lighting contrast is an enjoyable challenge.
While on a walk, this last weekend, I took this photo at a lightrail station in the South End near Uptown Charlotte. Notice the pink building … it is one of Charlotte’s landmarks and is very interesting during the early morning sun. Those who own condo’s there have an outstanding view of Uptown Charlotte.