Saturday, July 31, 2010

Music on Henderson Lawn

Musicians, singers, actors and all from the Summer Musical Enterprise production of "Pajama Game" performed music from the show as part of the Henderson Lawn concerts.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Just some bushes

John's Camera Corner, on the other side of the street, has been a long-time downtown business.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Playground game board

The playground near Highland Circle offer its patrons a place to play tic-tac-toe under the slide.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Vegetable Garden

A vegetable garden by a home on Landsdowne St.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Historic tree

The historic tree was taken down today. I thought I heard the person working the crane say that the last piece weighed 8100.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Pita Vera restaurant

Businesses change throughout the downtown. This restaurant has a new name; menu seems about the same as when it was named the Mediteranian.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Drawing of the plan for extra Main St.

Here is the plan for the extra Main St. I have been following the work.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Steps on Side of house

The set of steps on the side of this home in the historic district seems to provide an outside entrance to the second floor.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Church of the Bretheran

The worship building seems nestled behind the rolling hills, sheltering it from Prices Fork Road.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Changes in extra Main St.

The work on Main St. makes it look different every day. I posted the same view June 9.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Main Street Improvements

Changes to the Main St. are happening. This is the corner of Main St., College Ave., and the extra little Main St.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Building on Main St.

This building has not seemed to change for a long time. Was it a home? apartment? storefront?

Monday, July 19, 2010


One of the places where the streams are still visible above ground is at the corner of Wharton and Clay streets. The area is called Berryfield.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Church of God

Seems a classic style for what may have been the worship area for this faith community.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Golf course

It isn't crowded on the course.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Cabo Fish Taco

A restaurant on Main St. is in a historic building.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

High School Track

Blacksburg High School track is used often.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Moving a piano

This sign was by a home on E. Roanoke St. Of course, I had to Look.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Historic home

Plans have been made to restore this house as a restaurant. The new fence makes it seem that work should be starting soon.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Memories, memories

The Downtown Merchants organization has organized a promotion for the annual festival. There are signs in many of the businesses that remind us long-term residents of what was in the building the year the festival was first called Steppin'Out.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

House on Clay St.

Clay St. is on the edge of the historic district. It continues across Blacksburg on both sides of Main St.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Summer Arts Festival, Celtibillies

The Friday night Concert by the Celtibillies was moved indoors.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Bicycle Shop

A bicycle shop on North Main St.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Wall by Alleghany St.

This house seems perched high above Alleghany St. with the wall holding it up. Is it possible that the house had more side yard before Alleghany St. was built? Or did the homeowner want a level side yard and so built the wall?

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Buildings in the news today

The collapse of the Blacksburg High School gym roof in February has changed the school life of many students. The high school students will be going to school in the Blacksburg Middle School. The middle school students will go to renovated former Christiansburg Middle School.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Sculpture front lawn

Several pieces of art are on the front lawn of a house on North Main St.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Just a view of the power plant

Parts of the downtown are visible from the hills around town.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

House with flag

A house on E. Roanoke St.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Town garden

The Price House is one of the historic homes. Its garden is cared for by an organization of skilled volunteers.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Theatre 101

Theatre 101 at Virginia Tech. The star of the show is coming out of the door. When I took the photo, I thought it was her and the man on the sidewalk is applauding her.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Attempt at sunlight

Sunlight through some glass in my window and a watercolor by a friend.