Leer ArtTuesday, October 04, 2011
Late last week, the B'ham News had an article about how a couple of unidentified female artists had painted sections of plywood around the boarded-up Leer Tower, what used to be known as the Cabana Hotel and the Thomas Jefferson Hotel. So of course I had to go see.
The pyramid-shaped structure on top of the building is a tie-down (mooring mast) for blimps. Well, the building was completed in 1929, so...
The most interesting piece was this one:
There were/are plans to rehab the building; it looks like this inside (amazing.). More pics here, here, and here.