Monday, July 14, 2014

Day 7

July 13, 2014
Today we searched for more downtown mermaids.  We found several but also learned that several are either badly damaged, disassembled, or just plain missing.  The 2 mermaids at Waterside, "Low Tide" and "USS Wisconsin," are missing - their signs are there but they are not.  The mermaid inside the Norfolk World Trade Center is currently disassembled and not on display.  The mermaid at 355 W. Freemason at Shriver & Holland is gone - so is Shriver & Holland.  We did see:
 Charity at Blocker YMCA 312 Bute St. - in lobby
 Lola - found in median/park near 255 College Crossing
 Mei Madeline - found along water next to Pagoda
 upclose of Mei Madeline - really cool Chinese? characters on her
 Mei Madeline
 Full Circle - this poor mermaid is badly in need of a makeover.  She is buried in shrubs, missing a hand, and her face is gone.  Sad :( Found at the BBT 500 E Main St.)
 up close of Full Circle
 and unusual vertical mermaid - Ship Ahoy - found at 236 E. Plume St.
 Jewel of Norfolk - found on top of the Decker bldg. 109 E Main St.)
 Jewel of Norfolk up close
 a Norfolk mermaid poster inside Waterside
 a missing mermaid - only her sign remains - outside of Waterside, next to Joe's Crab Shack along the water - update - found her 3/28/15 - see day 24 - she has been moved
 another missing mermaid - only her sign remains, inside Waterside in the food court area
 Mystique - found in the downtown Sheraton, 777 Waterside Dr.
 Dominique - found in lobby of Dominion Tower, 999 Waterside Dr.
 Mermaid of Justice - this mermaid was inside lobby of the Norfolk Circuit Ct., 100 St. Paul St.  She was hard to see/photograph since the court was closed and the glass reflected the light
 up close of Mermaid of Justice
 Plated Mermaid - TCC Norfolk campus, 300 Granby St.
 Mermaid de Leche - another hard to see mermaid - in window of A Latte Cafe, 321 Granby St.  They have her in the window and behind lots of fliers.  The store was closed when we stopped by and this is about all I could get.
 up close of Mermaid de Leche
 Music Mosaic - on top of the NorVa, 317 Monticello Ave. 
up close of Music Mosaic

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