That’s Schofield Hall on the University Of Wisconsin at Eau Claire campus hiding in the trees. It’s named for the first President of the University, Harvey Schofield. The building was designed by the architects Van Ryn & Degelleke. Built in 1914 it was the first building on the campus. Today Schofield Hall houses administrative offices.
I’ve always wondered about the steeple on this church in Eau Claire’s Randle Park Neighborhood. It looks like they plucked it off another church or maybe got it at an estate sale. I finally got around to doing a little digging around about it tonight and turns out that originally there was a dome whereContinue reading “Always Wondered About That Steeple”
Up until the Polar Vortex hit us we’d had a freakishly warm winter and no river ice, which is a two-fold bummer for me as the coming of river ice generally means wintering Bald Eagles are easier to see as they gather at places where there are openings in the river ice and because IContinue reading “Finally Got Some Ice On The River”
Based on a lot of the photos I post you could get the impression that I live in the countryside, or maybe a small town. But, I actually live in a city. Eau Claire has a population of about 68K. Outside of the city limits things are rural or small towns, so Eau Claire servesContinue reading “Yes, I Actually Live In A City”
The Pablo Center is a newly created center for the preforming arts in downtown Eau Claire and is a joint project between the UW Eau Claire and a bunch of orgs in the city. And it always looks lovely at sunset.
St. Patricks Catholic Church was built in Eau Claire in 1885 and is one of the many buildings in Eau Claire on the National Register of Historic places. Designed by Abraham Radcliffe, St. Pats combines Gothic Revival and Romanesque architectural styles.