old gold

img_20161101_193427If anybody ever asks you what people mean when they talk about “old gold”, just tell them it’s the color of the gilding in Rapp and Rapp’s marvelous Chicago Theater, built in the 1920s.

dsc_1286Pretty sure that’s Apollo and the chariot of the Sun above the proscenium.

Little phone camera images taken from my seat at a “no real cameras allowed” concert last week.  Note to self:  take that architecture tour some day.img_20161101_194805

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