my downtown. November 4, 2009 11.04.09. city hall archives. my downtown 15 Comments Share: Older Post Newer Post You Might Also Like make-believe: polar vortex. January 31, 2019 life in a tiny apartment. January 16, 2013 my week in objects (mostly). October 1, 2010 15 Comments Reply Amanda Nicole November 4, 2009 at 5:45 pm What is it about archives that make them feel so magical? The smell, the boxes, the books, the radiators… wonderful photos. Reply Stacey November 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm The image of the old books lined up is dreamy and warm, I love it!! Reply Kimberly November 4, 2009 at 7:01 pm Your downtown looks beautiful, I love the photographs. Reply Emily November 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm I love city hall archives! I went to the Portland, Maine City Hall to look up the history of my parent's old farmhouse and it looked very similar! Also, I loved how it smelled – the aging records, dust – so great! Reply annette November 4, 2009 at 8:21 pm Lovely collection of photographs Erin! I especially love the one of the linen covered books. Reply olivia rae November 4, 2009 at 9:14 pm LOVE the old books. xo Reply Grace@PoeticHome November 4, 2009 at 9:15 pm Ah, the allure of old books and knowledge. I love this week! Reply cindy November 4, 2009 at 10:12 pm yes, the books, the books. that wonderful aroma and the knowledge contained within, of course. love this set. Reply denise November 4, 2009 at 11:38 pm I love all of the books! Reply Callie Grayson November 5, 2009 at 2:43 am i have an obsession with old city books!! they are full of history and I just love to sit and read through them, crazy yes, but I love it!! great photos!!xxcallie Reply nadia November 6, 2009 at 1:42 pm i have spent many hours at city hall, thought i would not miss it-but you made me miss it. Reply Amy November 6, 2009 at 5:14 pm Great photos! I really like the doors and the book spines. I've never been in but I'm going to have too. Hoping to get in to take some photos this weekend down near Westminster and Pine St. Reply Brit November 7, 2009 at 10:28 pm Lovely pictures! Those books look antique, they're beautiful! Reply Michelle Shopped November 14, 2009 at 6:32 pm that looks like the providence biltmore? Reply agirl November 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm Your photos and your blog are both lovely and inspiring. Thank you! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyName * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Comments are moderated.