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When I'm in Vancouver I'm going to take my BF who is a great photographer inside the Marine Building aka Smallville's Daily Planet and photograph the incredible lobby.  But for now here are some photographs done by Brian that really show how the set designers on Smallville were inspired by the original building and definitely paid homage to it when they designed their set.  Just look at the elevators people.  Remember that his historically significant building was built in 1930.  I do have many more from another site to share as well but I wanted to get some up first as we get closer and closer to another new season of Smallville. 

  

More interior shots under the cut including some nice exterior ones as well.  Just click on the images for larger views. I hope you didn't mind the wait [livejournal.com profile] shardsofblu 

   

   




   

 

credit to Bryan at architypes.net/image/marine-building-elevator-door

cap credit to www.homeofthenutty.com/

Date: 2009-08-25 06:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chrisluvstommy.livejournal.com
Ooooh pretty!

I am crossing everything I possiably can that you get lucky like Jaypat Cyn! I want that for you sooo bad

Date: 2009-08-26 02:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunflowercyn10.livejournal.com
*hug* thanks...

I'm a bit confused which episode they are filming right now. It sure sounds like on Monday they were still doing IDOL by the description of the scene he described...re:ledge. What do you think?

Date: 2009-08-25 07:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jeannev.livejournal.com
What a gorgeous building. Next time I'm in Vancouver, I have to go inside.

Date: 2009-08-26 02:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunflowercyn10.livejournal.com
It's my fav as you can tell Val and wait to see my next mega batch of pics from the inside. My BF will be there for hours taking photos if he has his way after he sees my post too. *grins*

Date: 2009-08-26 01:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] legendsinlove.livejournal.com
Too. Awesome. Thank you for sharing these!

Date: 2009-08-26 02:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunflowercyn10.livejournal.com
Glad you enjoyed seeing them and I've got a bunch more even better ones to share soon. Glad your back on LJ babe!

Date: 2009-08-26 01:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chatchien.livejournal.com
Lovely building and gorgeous pictures.

I thought that the stars on the elevator door at the DP were SV set designs (stars and aliens and going up into the firmament), but those are for real.

The Marine Building, that goes on my list of things to see.

Date: 2009-08-26 02:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunflowercyn10.livejournal.com
Thank for taking the time to look and post on my LJ. *hug* I'm glad I could share these with folks too. The building's interior was inspired by a combination of ocean/maritime symbols as well as the Art Deco influence which was inspired in part by Egyptian and Mayan art.

Definitely put it on your list to see when you visit.

Date: 2009-08-26 02:33 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] shardsofblu.livejournal.com
These are absolutely gorgeous Cyn. I'm a sucker for architectural motifs and carvings, and this building has those in spades. And these photos showed them off splendidly!

Date: 2009-08-26 03:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunflowercyn10.livejournal.com
*hug* I thought you'd love them!! I have a bunch more I want to spam everyone with so I was only getting warmed up with these!!!! lol.

Date: 2009-08-26 03:12 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] shardsofblu.livejournal.com
There's more? *rubs hands in glee*

:D :D

Date: 2009-08-26 09:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] shatzen83.livejournal.com
I love art deco but the colors are not quite right for me, still the architecture is great, thanks for sharing.

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