Steamboating down the Hyperion

The last theme home I focused on here at the Notions was, like today’s offering, fashioned to look like a boat, but that’s where the similarities end. This fresh white ferry is moored on Hyperion Avenue in the Silver Lake area, and there’s not a barnacle to be found on its hull:

I especially like the gangplank for safe passage over the lawn. Toot toot! It looks like a ferry in a kid’s book or a cartoon:

The curtains on the portholes were all closed, so I was not able to determine if a mouse in short pants was at the wheel. Seeing as it’s down the street from the original Disney Studios, it’s entirely possible.

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  1. […] a friend found recently about the building shaped like a boat in our part of town. It’s not, as I previously thought, associated with anything Disney, but rather a former broadcasting center for a Christian musical […]


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