A Photo for Friday: Color Tunnel

Color Tunnel

“Color Tunnel”
Birmingham, AL

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. al-Ameda says:

    this might be a naive question, but …
    did you ‘shop’ this picture, or were the lights actually as presented here?

    regardless, it’s a very nice pic

  2. @al-Ameda: This underpass (and some others along the same highway in downtown Birmingham) have the colored lights (which cycle through variaous permutations).

    Here’s the whole thing:


  3. Another part of the color-changing cycle:


  4. CSK says:

    Is there a reason other than decorative (I assume) for the lights?

  5. @CSK: I think it is just public art.

  6. @t: We had been to Good People right before the photos, in fact. No food trucks, but it was the day before Thanksgiving, so things were a bit on the slow side.

    Love that tap room!