Today's image is titled "It's Been a Month Since They Helped Make History Here" was photographed by Peter Patau.
One month has passed since the conclusion of the 2008 presidential election, and the onetime headquarters for the Obama Campaign for Change in Madison now sits nearly barren in an old storefront at 1709 Monroe Street. "Not long ago they helped make history here, and now everyone's gone," notes Patau.
"The action has moved elsewhere," he continues. "Although it's more than seven weeks until Barack Obama takes office, it already feels as if we have a new president. Empty as it is, the storefront where they helped make it happen now resonates with the kind of nostalgic, Hopperesque aura possessed by empty places with a history."
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