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Fred Leeson

Wonderful article. It's good to see excellent architecture of the past restored and the various "remuddlings" removed. Best wishes to these developers and architects.

Dana Fadely

Since 2005 we’ve owned a unit in The Avenue at NW 14th & Irving. A former Meier & Frank warehouse, it sports the same mushroom columns as the Gill building, which I think were fairly common back in the day. They give the units a definite character, a sort of latter day Luxor. When we repainted shortly after buying the place I wanted to paint the tops of the columns with Egyptian papyrus motifs. Fortunately the family talked me out of it. The forest of columns in the internal parking area can be a bit challenging for the unwary driver.

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