Tim Kiser's photos with the clock tower

Ridiculous oddball 1933 expression of neoclassical/neofederal architecture of Schenectady City Hall.

Ridiculous oddball 1933 expression of neoclassical/neofederal architecture of Schenectady City Hall.
People say it looks "off somehow but I can't put my finger on why" and then you tell them it's from 1933 and they say "ah, that makes sense."

"So there is a mismatch between the building's architectural style(s) and the actual time period of its erection…
Added on November 27, 2016

With the towering copper dome of the county courthouse in the distance!!

With the towering copper dome of the county courthouse in the distance!!
There is nothing in town that rivals it in attention-gettingness. Look around, you can't find anything that does.

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In downtown Woodsfield, Ohio, on April 29th, 2015, a view toward the Monroe County Courthouse (erected 1908) as vie…
Added on March 30, 2016

The Tucker County Courthouse!, classic historic smalltown county courthouse, with clocktower and ferris wheel.

The Tucker County Courthouse!, classic historic smalltown county courthouse, with clocktower and ferris wheel.
To enjoy this you have to set aside your natural suspicions of local governments in the rural areas of the U.S., riddled as they are with corrupt good-old-boys' networks and lawless cops, etc. Just think about the architecture.

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Added on November 17, 2015