Tim Kiser's photos with the Girard Estate

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 Philadelph…
Added on April  4, 2011

Underway @ 15th & Passyunk in S Philadelphia!: Some kind of a new effort is in progress currently.

Underway @ 15th & Passyunk in S Philadelphia!: Some kind of a new effort is in progress currently.
The series of arch-topped windows & the pale, pale blue façade, they take me back to I-don't-know-where: Oldtimes Persia or sometime like that? Jeesh it's incredible.

Saggy anti-glare shield of stoplight, did one of the contractors mess with it someho…
Added on April  4, 2011