If you lived in the Huber apartment building on 384 Probasco St, this is what you’d come home to every day:
If your monitor is on the fritz, I’ll zoom in for ya:
Not only does the entrance to this building carry the design, but so do the five staircase landings above it:
One should note that the Huber building was built in 1910, when the swastika was mainly known as an Asian religious symbol. Among Westerners, it was as popular as the ying-yang is today. During the First World War, some American soldiers even wore swastika metals and painted swastikas on their planes for good luck. (see the Wikipedia entry)
Today, some residents jokingly call this building “The Eagle’s Nest,” after Hitler’s house.
By the way, this building is open to rent. An agent once showed me the place, but I didn’t go for it — too much pot smoke wafting about.