Tim Kiser's photos with the paved

Idea for a nondoor.

Idea for a nondoor.
This is giving me a design idea for a fireplace for my house, including the bollards.

No but seriously, this is a bank ("Homestead Savings Bank"), and seeing this I'm ready to give all of my money to it.

No but seriously, it's a smoking shelter for smok…
Added on December  9, 2016

Melting pile of black snow in a smalltown central business district.

Melting pile of black snow in a smalltown central business district.
In downtown Eaton Rapids, Michigan, on March 27th, 2016, on West Hamlin Street, east of South Main Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
GB2615 Snow—United States—Pictorial works.
TD868 Snow removal—United States—Pict…
Added on November  4, 2016

Unobstructed view of a cinderblock hardware store.

Unobstructed view of a cinderblock hardware store.
The idea behind the Woman Logo is that "Pettit" and "petticoat" each start with the same five letters, petti.

The sun is in a weird place.

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In downtown Eaton Rapids, Michigan, on March 27th, 2016, outside Pettit Hardware off the…
Added on November 12, 2016

Trump Country is bad.

Trump Country is bad.
In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, at the northeast corner of Pacific Avenue and Maryland Avenue.

The "Trump Taj Mahal Chairman Tower" (left) was erected in 2008. The "Trump Taj Mahal Main Tower" (~center) was erected in 1990. The complex cl…
Added on December 31, 2016

Come home to Checc$ Cashed.

Come home to Checc$ Cashed.
It stands for Casino Hotel Employees Check Cashing $ervice. Wonderful!

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, a building at the northeast corner of Pacific Avenue and New York Avenue.

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Library of…
Added on December  4, 2016

A huge dumpster enclosure for one puny dumpster, meantime over there there's another dumpster and it ain't even inside the enclosure.

A huge dumpster enclosure for one puny dumpster, meantime over there there's another dumpster and it ain't even inside the enclosure.
This being Atlantic City, nobody cares about the mismanagement of the space occupied by the dumpsters and the dumpster enclosure. Land areas are not precious around here right now.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015,…
Added on October 23, 2016

Going downtown and renting yourself a pink-painted Oriented Strand Board box.

Going downtown and renting yourself a pink-painted Oriented Strand Board box.
This is not a cube.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, on the north side of Fuller Street, east of South Church Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
HF5487 Storage and…
Added on December 24, 2016

In downtown Schenectady, a view of the former Club Illusion and its extensive surroundings.

In downtown Schenectady, a view of the former Club Illusion and its extensive surroundings.
Club Illusion was shut down by the City of Schenectady in coordination with the New York State Liquor Authority in 2013. Look at those windows.

Had I been a Club Illusion clubgoer, my #1 fear while clubgoing would have been: a vehicle crashing into the b…
Added on October 10, 2016

Among the most important components of downtown Schenectady's famous streetscapes are: dangling traffic signals.

Among the most important components of downtown Schenectady's famous streetscapes are: dangling traffic signals.
In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, at the southeast corner of State Street (New York State Route 5) and Erie Boulevard.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA9053.S7 Streetscapes (Urban design)—United…
Added on October 13, 2016

Mister James is a storefront stylist.

Mister James is a storefront stylist.
My hairstyle is shaped like a pediment-and-pilaster combination. My enormous lambchop sideburns are the windowshutters of my face.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, on the north side of State Street (New Yo…
Added on September 27, 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

Pilasters idea.

Pilasters idea.
The differing skinninesses/widenesses solved a now-forgotten problem.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a building on the west side of Broadway, north of State Street.

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Library of C…
Added on November 12, 2016

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

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

Admiring a distant tree in Schenectady.

Admiring a distant tree in Schenectady.
Likeable, sure. Its crown reminded me of a fireworks display.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a view from the northeast corner of Yates Street and Bradley Avenue.

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Added on September 25, 2016

Vinebldg of downtown Schenectady.

Vinebldg of downtown Schenectady.
The spectacularly proliferative vinegrowth upon the bldg was encouraged by the nonshade on the bldg's hither side. Paved and vacant over here.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a building at the northeast c…
Added on September 26, 2016

A 20c commercial building.

A 20c commercial building.
What in the hell is going on in there. I see where the bldg had a "New Life Worship Center" sign on it as recently as August 2011.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a building on west side of Clinton Street…
Added on December 10, 2016

Picture of a stop sign with a "stop and think" handprints artwork on it plus a lineup of bldgs behind it.

Picture of a stop sign with a "stop and think" handprints artwork on it plus a lineup of bldgs behind it.
In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, at the northeast corner of Lafayette Street and Chapel Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TE228 Stop signs—Pictorial works.
NA9053.S7 Streetscapes (Urban des…
Added on October 13, 2016