State Tower Building

19 images Created 23 May 2014

Built in the late 1920's, the State Tower Building was expected to usher in a new era of prosperity and development for the growing city of Syracuse, New York. Instead, the Great Depression hit. Ninety years later, the 22-floor State Tower Building remains the tallest structure in a struggling rustbelt city.

Following Hokusai, the Japanese woodblock artist who created views of Mt. Fuji, I set about to make landscapes that include the State Tower Building somewhere in the frame. This gave me license to create foreground scenes of great variety.
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