In a comment to Debbie, I suggested I might do two images for this word…
Firstly, stark as desolate, austere:
and secondly, stark as sharply delineated… 16 more words
TL;DR: Historic, doomed vaudeville-turned-movie house practically thrown away by the city government.
History: Situated in the heart of its later-namesake Illinois town, the originally-named Alcyon Theater began entertaining the suburbs of Chicago’s North Shore as a single-stage vaudeville house, complete with an orchestra pit and Barton organ, 1,263 more words
A few years ago I went with a friend to the region of Basilicata (originally Lucania) in southern Italy. This was prompted to some degree by the fact that neither of us had been there before, and we were curious about this area, well off the usual tourist track. 455 more words