Tim Kiser's photos with the brick building

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

1913 good-'n'-viny former Orange Order lodge in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.

1913 good-'n'-viny former Orange Order lodge in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
The memories of the fraternal protestantism and weird activities of the Orangemen is honoured by the weedy abundance of daylilies near the building.

From the 1970s onward the building operated as a thrift store named "The Flea Market." Less than three mo…
Added on December  6, 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

Things in good gray colors.

Things in good gray colors.
This, the "Raines Building," was built in 1893, but is the curved awning from 1893 too? And if not then what year is it from?

I shouldn't have had to stand here wondering. The answer to my question ought to have been readily available as soon as the ques…
Added on September 16, 2016

Hasn't aged well!

Hasn't aged well!
Probably the Golden Letter decals on the mirror used to looked classy when the mirror was clean. But now the mirror is dirty.

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In downtown Alma, Michigan, on July 18th, 2015, on the south side of East Superior Street, east of Nort…
Added on June 23, 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

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

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

Very good balustrade.

Very good balustrade.
Vastly improves the building.

I want more of these in front of many different kinds of buildings, in many different kinds of outdoor settings.

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In Lansing, Michigan, on November 15th, 2014, at the northwest corner of West Saginaw…
Added on September 27, 2015

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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I…
Added on November 17, 2015

Ha-Ha-Harrisburg. What a 1973 highrise.

Ha-Ha-Harrisburg. What a 1973 highrise.
Give this building a 1973 Applied Masonry award, these sky-high apartments of elderly people.

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In downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on May 4th, 2015, the "Abe Cramer B'nai B'rith Apartments" on the east side of Chestnut Street be…
Added on November 26, 2015

An assisted living facility!

An assisted living facility!
It was the "Harrington Hotel" for 90 years following its erection in 1896, and presently it is "The Harrington Inn: Living With Assistance."

According to its historic marker, the bldg exhibits "a unique blend of Romanesque, Classical and Queen Anne archi…
Added on August 10, 2015

Vines of shoe fits.

Vines of shoe fits.
"Brown's sells shoe fits to your family!" old radio ad voices used to exclaim. I still remember.

Look close!, the sign is well-lit.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, in an alley between 4th Avenue South and 5th…
Added on September 11, 2015

A wedding train!

A wedding train!
A collection of comedy videos of people distractedly descending these, resulting in terrible ankle-twist injuries.

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In downtown Norton, Virginia, on December 29th, 2013, outside the office of attorney Don Pippin at the northwest c…
Added on April 21, 2015

These mosses and fungi are hard at work on these old rotting pieces of wood on the forest floor, digesting the wood and converting it to soil.

These mosses and fungi are hard at work on these old rotting pieces of wood on the forest floor, digesting the wood and converting it to soil.
According to what I was taught as a child, the gate is the Door of My Heart, which I either open or close to Jesus, depending on the strength of Satan's grip on my life at any given moment.

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In Big Stone Gap, Virginia, on December…
Added on April 22, 2015

3 billboards and a parcel of land.

3 billboards and a parcel of land.
Count up the three of them. It was snapshot of urban life in Muncie.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, at the northeast corner of South High Street and West Seymour Street.

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Library of…
Added on June  9, 2015

Badly obstructed view of a former hotel that nowadays contains apartments for senior citizens.

Badly obstructed view of a former hotel that nowadays contains apartments for senior citizens.
Erected in 1917 (as you probably already guessed from its appearance), here was what was originally the "Fairmont Hotel." It got switched over to being the "Eastview Unity Apartments" a/k/a "Eastview Unity Terrace" in 1984.

Yes, "here was what was"; and…
Added on April 27, 2015