Homes of Cape May

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by fractal, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    Cape May NJ is know for it's Victorian homes and Bed & Breakfasts as well as other Hotels/homes from the turn of the century. Here are a few photos I took while visiting.

    These large hotels sit a block away from the beach.

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    The promenade lies between the beach and the first line of homes/hotels.

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    Further in town you see more of the "gingerbread" Victorian homes & B&B's.

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    One could make a career as a skilled house painter.

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    Some of the resort hotels are massive. I can only image the upkeep required.

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    Cape May NJ is one of the most charming towns I've visited. There are many small streets that make you feel like you've gone back in time 100 years.


    All of these were shot with either SEL 50mm 1.8 or Sony Zeiss 24mm 1.8.
     
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  2. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Well done !
     
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  3. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Looks like such a welcoming place! Lovely architecture and great photos!
     
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  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Beautiful homes
     
  5. bdbits

    bdbits TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 10, 2015
    Bob
    Charming indeed. I want to go visit now!
     
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  6. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Nice work! Looks to be a very cool Summer destination. I have a buddy who lives there....I may have to hit him up for a visit! ;)
     
  7. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    You won't regret it; and bring your camera. :biggrin:
     
  8. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    A few more to share...

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    stayed here once. Beautiful building. Used to a "gentlemen's club" back in the day.

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  9. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    Interesting architecture.