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Date/Time

Saturday, August 13th, 2022 | 9:45am - 12:00pm

Where We Will Meet

Hudson Campbell Sports & Fitness Center Parking Lot

Where The Walk Will End

Hudson Campbell Sports & Fitness Center Parking Lot

About This Walk

We will walk around downtown Gary to photograph the historic buildings and some of the many street art murals in the downtown area. If anyone is interested after the photo walk, we can drive to 18th Street Gary Brewery & Taproom 5725 Miller Ave Gary, IN to review our photos together.

I am a member of the Decay Devils which is a non-profit organization in Gary that has used photography and art to help save and protect landmark buildings in Gary. If you have taken one of our Ride to Preservation bike rides, this photo walk will allow you more time to take photos at each location.

Photo Contest InstructionsAugust 16th, 2022

How Do I Submit My Photo?
1. Edit your favorite photo, making sure the final file size is less than 5MB.
2. Login to your account at worldwidephotowalk.com.
3. Navigate to Your Walk found in the top navigation bar.
4. Scroll down and click on the Contest tab found under the map.
5. Use the form provided to upload your photo submission.
6. Visit the Gallery page to view other walker’s submissions.

A List of the Photo Walk Sites with some historical informationAugust 11th, 2022

It looks like we will have a beautiful day for our photo walk. Here is a link that includes all our points of interest and some historical information about the sites.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/axap38xya5oa67p/Gary%20Photo%20Walk%20History.pdf?dl=0

An Archive of Gary MuralsAugust 11th, 2022

This archive shows some of the murals we will visit on our Photo walk. Unfortunately, some of these have been replaced or removed when buildings were torn down. But this is a comprehensive list of the artists and their murals you can see on Saturday. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SPAwXjUDsW58gVIUAXPbseoBRkpBN02q/view

Downtown Gary Photo Walk MapAugust 6th, 2022

Here is the link for the map for our photo walk next Saturday. We will have printed maps available next Saturday. Once again, thank you for joining our photo walk.
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10222572973055430&set=p.10222572973055430

For a downloadable version of the map use this link
https://www.dropbox.com/s/c238biefejllaje/dd%20walk%202022.jpg?dl=0

Contact Info and Online InformationAugust 5th, 2022

Wow, we have 21 people signed up so far for the Downtown Gary Landmark & Art Photo Walk. I want to thank all of you for joining us. Once again my name is Gregg Ott and I am the leader of this walk. If you have any questions you can contact me at djfatbastard@gmail.com go ahead and laugh, everyone does when I give them my email. Gretchen & Tyrell also with the Decay Devils will be with us for the Photowalk. Several years ago we created a Gary Landmark and Art Guide. There will be printed copies available but you can get an online version at www.decaydevils.org/publicart. If you are interested in what we do www.decaydevils.org and we are on Facebook. I will have an online version of the Photowalk route by tomorrow at the latest. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and please feel free to contact me with your questions.

    Tyrell Anderson Looking forward to an amazing day with some great people!

    Sue Fiene I'm not going to be able to make it & can't find where to remove myself.

    Alyson Piech This was a great walk!!! Thank you for having this here!!

    Gregory Ott I want to thank everyone who joined us for the hike today. I hope everyone had fun and took some great pictures. If you share any photos on social media please tag Decay Devils so we can see the pictures. You can keep in touch with us at decaydevils.org and on Facebook and Instagram for future events.

    Gregory Ott This is how you can submit a photo for the contest. WALKERS Overview: You, the walker, will submit your best photo taken during the walk to your walk leader (only 1 submission per walker). The leader will review all entries and pick one. The selected image will then be entered into the contest. 1 Grand Prize winner and then 10 finalists will then be selected by Scott Kelby himself, and will receive some amazing sponsor prizes. (see below). How to submit to your walk leader: • Click “PHOTO WALK LOGIN” using the upper navigation bar. • Click “YOUR WALK” on the upper navigation bar. • Click on the “CONTEST” tab under the map on your walk page. • Click on the “Choose File” button and upload your best photo (must be under 5mb)

    Renee Wicinski I had so much fun!!! Thank you for hosting!!!

    Renee Wicinski I'm trying to upload a photo to the contest, I am logged in but there is not link "contest" under the map? Am I doing something wrong?

    Tyrell Anderson The contest tab is missing. Not sure what happened, but its not live Renee.

    Tyrell Anderson The contest is live at the moment

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