Burke Properties office showcases owner's philosophy
The first thought visitors to Burke Properties' downtown offices must have is that they've stepped into an art gallery.
Paintings line the walls of the Burke gallery -- er, offices -- complete with identifying wall plaques and overhead spotlighting.
To the right, a fireman's coat floats aside a tree branch. To the left, a childlike forest of cutout pine trees spring up from a canvas. Across the way, a scantily clad woman meditates under a tree. Behind the reception desk, a huge bust of Mozart graces a central platform. Fragile glass heads atop tall pedestals stand as office sentries.
Insiders say all of this art offers a peek into the mind, and possibly business, of company founder …