Tim Kiser

Tim Kiser

Posted on 04/04/2011


Photo taken on March 21, 2011



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A large display window to draw your attention to the interesting objects on view therein; and oldtimes mini figurative architectural ornaments to hold the window up. Filthy sidewalk.

A large display window to draw your attention to the interesting objects on view therein; and oldtimes mini figurative architectural ornaments to hold the window up.  Filthy sidewalk.
Today, it is 100% impossible to erect this style of architecture in the U.S. because of 2 reasons:

1) Contemporary U.S. people abhor this style of architecture.
2) The necessary materials have gone extinct.

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In south Philadelphia on March 21st, 2011, along the west side of South Broad Street south of Wolf Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA3683.C3 Caryatids.
NA3503 Decoration and ornament, Architectural—United States.
NA3020 Windows—Pictorial works.
NA6212 Commercial buildings—United States—Pictorial works.
F158.68.S58 South Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)—Pictorial works.
F158.37 Philadelphia (Pa.)—Pictorial works.

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Art & Architecture Thesaurus term:
grilles (barrier elements)

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