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Avenue of awesomeness.
From Wikipedia:

By 1920, Ferriss had begun to develop his own style, frequently presenting the building at night, lit up by spotlights, or in a fog, as if photographed with a soft focus. The shadows cast by and on the building became almost as important as the revealed surfaces. He had somehow managed to develop a style that would elicit emotional responses from the viewer. 

uneminuteparseconde:

Hugh Ferriss, Verticals on wide avenues, dessin paru dans The Metropolis of Tomorrow, 1929.

Avenue of awesomeness.

From Wikipedia:

By 1920, Ferriss had begun to develop his own style, frequently presenting the building at night, lit up by spotlights, or in a fog, as if photographed with a soft focus. The shadows cast by and on the building became almost as important as the revealed surfaces. He had somehow managed to develop a style that would elicit emotional responses from the viewer.

uneminuteparseconde:

Hugh Ferriss, Verticals on wide avenues, dessin paru dans The Metropolis of Tomorrow, 1929.

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