Unusual Brick Corner

An old mill building built along a New Hampshire river had a pair of walls meeting at an acute angle:

Acute-angle brick corner
Acute-angle brick corner

Architects know that bricks, being the prototypical rectangular solid, generally don’t work well in such situations, but I suppose sometimes you just do what must be done and call it decorative:

Acute-angle brick corner - detail
Acute-angle brick corner – detail

That steel post certainly took a direct hit at some point in its career, though…