Tim Kiser's photos with the brick wall

Wide half-purple door.

Wide half-purple door.
There is more of the old purple hidden behind the contemporary metal panel.

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In downtown Charlotte, Michigan, on August 16th, 2014, in an alley between Cochran Avenue and South Washington Street, wouth of East Lawrence Avenue.

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Added on December 26, 2016

Exploding fireworks of clump of delightful goldenrod in a private lot.

Exploding fireworks of clump of delightful goldenrod in a private lot.
It's hard to see it from all the way over here, but it's the "private lot" for Mr. James Hairstylist, which closed in 2013. "But don't paint over the sign and don't let people park here for free, I guess," I said disapprovingly.

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Added on December 25, 2016

Oldstyle paddle-style lites from the 60s-70s probably.

Oldstyle paddle-style lites from the 60s-70s probably.
Clothes & shoes donation boxes: Ever since I switched to wearing Saucony Vegan Shoes, I no longer donate my unwanted shoes. I cook them and eat them.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, on the north side of U…
Added on December 28, 2016

Mural idea for near a door.

Mural idea for near a door.
No angry person would be able to enter through the door without first having their anger mocked by the artwork.

The fence is a real fence. Crazy!

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In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, off the south side of Q…
Added on November 10, 2016

Loved these vertical downward protrusions!

Loved these vertical downward protrusions!
Loved these downwardly-protruding verticals!

The difference between weeds and grass is weeds are green and grass is brown.

What a streetcorner.

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In downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, on January 3rd, 2016, outside the "Lechner Graduat…
Added on September 13, 2016

Contemporary food.

Contemporary food.
In Mackinaw City, Michigan, on June 13th, 2015, the Next Door Food Store at a Marathon gas station on the west side of South Nicolet Street, south of Mackinaw Crossings Drive.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA6227.C66…
Added on December 14, 2016

Touchdown of fire escape.

Touchdown of fire escape.
"Neat huh," I said aloud as I took pictures, and then I whispered it: "Neat huh."

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In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, at the northwest corner of Pearl Street and South Winter Street.

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Added on June 21, 2016

Delicious wild carrot in an alley.

Delicious wild carrot in an alley.
Daucus carota is popularly known as Queen Anne's Lace because its beauty is thought to honor the inherited wealth and power of Queen Anne of Great Britain, who ruled that country from 1702 to 1714.

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In downtown Mount Pleasant, Mic…
Added on May 28, 2016

Wall entertainment.

Wall entertainment.
We paint bricks to which paint refuses to stick, and we watch the paint fall away.

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In downtown Alma, Michigan, on July 18th, 2015, on the south side of East Superior Street between North State Street and Woodworth Avenue.

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Added on May 27, 2016

An ornamental!, at a nondoor.

An ornamental!, at a nondoor.
Ornamentals are flowers, not ornaments. This is a hollyhock, which is too cute of a word. The distinctive appearance of the lower panel of the nondoor is the result of painting OSB.

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In downtown Ithaca, Michigan, on July 18th, 201…
Added on June 20, 2016

Good brown nondoor.

Good brown nondoor.
Go hurt your knuckles all day knockin, then honk for service all night.

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In downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on June 14th, 2014, off the northeast side of West Short Street between Wrenn Court and North Limestone Street.

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Added on July 31, 2016

Wall of hollow bricks with dandelions and cables.

Wall of hollow bricks with dandelions and cables.
The range of years associated with this style of hollow brick construction in the U.S. is so widely-known that I don't need to mention it here.

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In downtown Woodsfield, Ohio, on April 29th, 2015, in an alley between South Main Str…
Added on March 13, 2016

"Come home to Reutti: Where adult probation parks!"

"Come home to Reutti: Where adult probation parks!"
In downtown Hamilton, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, on the south side of Court Street, west of South 2nd Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
GT3911.A2 Brick wall signs—United States—Pictorial works.
HD69.B7 Business nam…
Added on May 17, 2016

Phony shutters for phony windowpanes and phony muntins and a phony darkened interior.

Phony shutters for phony windowpanes and phony muntins and a phony darkened interior.
Ornamental shutters for an artwork depicting windowpanes and muntins and a darkened interior.

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In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, in an alley connecting South Harrison Street and South James Street, between East…
Added on December 31, 2015

Green plastic of backalley cuttings bouquet of compost.

Green plastic of backalley cuttings bouquet of compost.
Backalley compost bouquet of green plastic of cuttings.

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In Chinatown in downtown San Francisco on July 1st, 2015, on the west side of Ross Alley, south of Jackson Street.

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Library of Congress classificati…
Added on November 14, 2015

Good view of see-through fabric.

Good view of see-through fabric.
I looked into the backstory of all this:

The building is the California State Automobile Association building and was built in 1925. It later had a modernist façade glued onto it. The scaffolding we see here was erected to facilitate the picking/peeling…
Added on January 17, 2016

This mortar was too good for these bricks.

This mortar was too good for these bricks.
Ugh, are those mud bricks?, oh my gosh.

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, in an alley between West Central Avenue and West Linden Avenue, west of South Main Street.

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Library of Congress cl…
Added on January 13, 2016

Good view of barred windows above a small loading dock and a diagonalized door.

Good view of barred windows above a small loading dock and a diagonalized door.
But I wish I knew all of the considerations that were involved in the decisionmaking process that led to the diagonalization of the door.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, in an alley between 5th Avenue South and…
Added on October 27, 2015