Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Behind the Scenes

This combination lock opens a door to a stairway that most Pasadenish have not climbed. Yet many of us have walked past this door. Where do you suppose we are?

Here's another clue. I'm giving it away!

In the next few posts, we'll take a behind-the-scenes tour of...


14 comments:

William Kendall said...

What a view. The lock's unusual to my eyes.

Petrea Burchard said...

Nice to see you today, William. I know you must be celebrating.

John Sandel said...

Does William really like locks that much?

Petrea Burchard said...

Heh. William is Canadian. So yeah.

Alicia Marquez said...

The Central Library

Petrea Burchard said...

You got it, Alicia.

altadenahiker said...

You're insinuating yourself into all sorts of secret places these days.

Petrea Burchard said...

No need to insinuate, Hiker. Just ask.
http://cityofpasadena.net/library/about_the_library/central_library/tours/

llandudnopictures said...

I'm guessing Alicia is very familiar with Pasadena?! Either way, it's a wonderful view!

Petrea Burchard said...

I think she is! The view from the window is not an impossible guess, but it's one most folks don't see. The lock is in open view but I never noticed it before.

José Mendonça said...

What a great detail!

Petrea Burchard said...

I want those locks for my house.

Shell Sherree said...

I want those locks too, Petrea !! Though I'd worry I'd never get back into my house.

Petrea Burchard said...

That's a possibility, Shell. We have interior locks on some of our doors that use the old iron keys. That's complicated enough!