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A brick building that looks like an old 19th Century English storefront with slate roof and dormers that is home to Alley Kat Ink tattoo shop on South Calhoun Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Alley Kat Ink #1

I've wanted to photograph this interesting old storefront for a very long time, but there were usually cars parked in front of it during the day. After months of driving past the building on South Calhoun Street in Fort Wayne, which I pass every day when I drive my son to school, I found the parking lot empty!

This beautiful little building looks out of place in the row of plain looking buildings that it is part of.

The building is home to Alley Kat Ink, a tattoo shop. After I made my photographs, I spent a while talking to the owner, a man about my dad's age, about art. Several younger members of his family all work there too. I have another photograph of Alley Kat Ink, made a few months later.

The building next door is Turn-N-Headz Barber Shop.





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