Thursday Doors…Naperville doors

Posted: August 11, 2016 in Thursday doors
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We live in Naperville, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago.  Joseph Naper, with family and friends, arrived in July 1832, giving us a fairly long (for the US) history as well as a great place to live in the here and now.  Here are a few non-historic doors from my wanderings.

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Comments
  1. Dan Antion says:

    Very nice doors! The center one (on my phone) is very similar to our front door. I love the color

  2. I live in Brooklyn and lately I’ve been wandering around taking pictures of doors, too. Such a simple concept, but sometimes you find some pretty awesome creations! Lovely post 🙂

  3. Norm 2.0 says:

    Nice ones Janet. What an amazing coincidence that the folks who own that second chose to put your name above their door 😉
    Sorry it must be this heat turning me into a goof.

  4. That’s a lovely door and porch in the second image, Janet. Those plants really set it off, too.

  5. Great finds! Wish I had the SUV in front of the garage doors in the 3rd photo. 🙂

  6. jan says:

    I used to live in Arlington Heights – just north of Naperville if I’m not mistaken. Lots of lovely old homes around there.

  7. jesh stg says:

    Beautiful garage doors! And also the front(?) door. Great finds Janet, and thanks for visiting me!

    • I had an enjoyable day walking around shooting doors. I have to get a little braver and get closer to some of them, but there are lots to go. Yes, that is a front door and a beauty at that.

      jant

  8. Love those garage doors. And I agree with Norm that it was nice for those people to put your name above the door. And the year, too! 🙂

  9. Love the last one with the matching garage door. 🙂

    • Judy, those are actually all garage doors. There are other houses that have the same set-up: two garage doors together and then another sort of off to the side. But I’m sure the house doors are lovely as well.

      janet

  10. msgt3227 says:

    Nice door pics, Janet! I use to work in your area, but moved to Springfield in 1990 and have not been to Naperville/Aurora area since! We have a 3 car garage and I thought I had tons of room… funny how the junk procreates rapidly and overtakes space!!

    • We had the same thing happen when we lived in Cleveland for 27 years in a house with an attic, basement, and four large bedrooms. We started with not very much and ended with way too much. 🙂

  11. joannesisco says:

    I’m a fan of those garage doors.
    The Mercedes isn’t too shabby either 😉

  12. marianallen says:

    I love those fancy-dancy doors on the garage! I always thought hanging doors like on the dilapidated shed(?) at the top would be cool in a house, but I’d probably pull them off track and they’d fall on my foot and I’d say a very naughty word and the angels would weep.

    Nice collection!

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