While I love old buildings, I'm always happy to see them preserved and adapted to present day needs so that they can continue to serve the public. Case in point, Union Station in Los Angeles. Part old, Part new.
Built in 1939 and considered to be one of the "last great railway stations" Union Station today is still a hub of transportation for Southern California serving 60,000 passengers daily as they access Amtrak trains.
This beautiful skylight is part of an addition to the original structure and just like the older details it is equally striking in it's own way. The quality and quantity of natural light that floods the space below is inspiring.
Robinson grew up in the Midwest and has lived in Arizona for nearly 25 years. “When we moved to the desert southwest I was immediately taken with the exotic the beauty I saw all around me. Where some saw only rocks and dirt, I saw a sense of majesty. I love the sculptural shapes of the cacti and the way light and shadow plays on their form.”
In addition to her contemporary take on southwestern art, Robinson enjoys painting abstracts, unusual objects (check out her robot painting, “A Boy and His Dog”) and capturing people at play.
“Sometimes I feel that there is not enough time in the day to paint everything I want to paint! I’m so captivated by this wonderful, beautiful world. If I can just continue to paint and share my work...
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