Tim Kiser's photos with the May 2015

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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Added on December  4, 2016

A view across the parking, toward Cut-To-Fit-The-Mouth.

A view across the parking, toward Cut-To-Fit-The-Mouth.
The windows of the Cut-To-Fit-The-Mouth Building used to be larger.

Historic parking attendant shacks are adorable.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, a view from the west side of Kentucky Avenue, north of the Board…
Added on October 14, 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

Cigarettes and candy locked up tight.

Cigarettes and candy locked up tight.
The stacks of newspapers inside the building absorb moisture from the air, keeping the cigarettes and candy fresh without need for additional climate control.

But the first thing I think of when I think of CT News is: its antipigeon/antiseagull spikes.…
Added on December  1, 2016

Atlantic City blue pair.

Atlantic City blue pair.
We remember decades of desperate nighttime attempts to mail horrible things with insufficient postage.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, on the Boardwalk at Tennessee Avenue.

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Added on April 10, 2016

Antlers intertwined.

Antlers intertwined.
Public treeworkers in wealthier cities than this one will often put guywires to their young street trees to force them to grow up straight, with results more boring than these.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, tree…
Added on February 19, 2016

The A C Gift Shop in Atlantic City.

The A C Gift Shop in Atlantic City.
"I can only afford to shop at the stores with the broken mannequins. They've got their heads and arms all broken off," a loud woman said into her phone as she rifled through the merchandise. At that, the store's proprietress turned and glared at her.

The…
Added on November 29, 2015

Architectural setting for a controlled explosion of massage.

Architectural setting for a controlled explosion of massage.
And not just any old kind of massage: This is backwards plastic massage.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, on the Boardwalk at New York Avenue, at the base of the "Atlantic Palace Suites" hotel, erected 1986.

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Added on January  8, 2016

Dreams of driving automobiles on the streets of vibrant cities.

Dreams of driving automobiles on the streets of vibrant cities.
Or of rolling bowling balls out into traffic. What a superb view of New Jersey Avenue this is.

• On the left is the "Mardi Gras Tower" of the abandoned casino "Showboat," erected 2003 and closed 2014.
• On the right is the abandoned casino "Revel," erect…
Added on April  9, 2016

The 2nd-tallest skyscraper in New Jersey!

The 2nd-tallest skyscraper in New Jersey!
The "Revel" casino (say it aloud now: "Revel") in Atlantic City cost $2.4 billion to build. It opened in 2012 and operated for two years and five months.

Almost every conscious person knew that it was foolish to be spending $2.4 billion to build a casino…
Added on November 27, 2015

Sky of a residence!

Sky of a residence!
222 South Rhode Island Avenue is the Home of Never Again Sunshine™ in the permanent shadow of the abandoned casino "Revel" in Atlantic City. This is a story of declining property values in Atlantic City.

"Revel" cost 2.4 billion dollars to build and oper…
Added on January 18, 2016

The differing locations of the people the sign attracts and the things the lights light.

The differing locations of the people the sign attracts and the things the lights light.
I'm talking to you while holding a garden hose above my head to water the plants behind me.

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

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Added on November 23, 2015

Somebody's idea for a beautiful door in a Mexican border wall.

Somebody's idea for a beautiful door in a Mexican border wall.
Imagine you're in Agua Prieta or Piedras Negras.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, a view from the northwest corner of Pacific Avenue and South Virginia Avenue.

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Library of Congress classifi…
Added on April  8, 2016

Donald Trump light fixture.

Donald Trump light fixture.
"Build garish things cheaply and do not maintain them!"

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, at the Trump Taj Mahal casino.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TH7970.L35 Lampposts—Picto…
Added on January  6, 2016

Come to Atlantic City for Dunkin Donuts guacamole donuts.

Come to Atlantic City for Dunkin Donuts guacamole donuts.
Play at assuming the affect of a shattered/ruined person as you sit and eat.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, on the Boardwalk at South Kentucky Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification…
Added on January  5, 2016

Parking ramp windows.

Parking ramp windows.
I whispered, "Somebody cares," and I got a lump in my throat and my eyes watered.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, a view from the west side of Kentucky Avenue between Pacific Avenue and the Boardwalk.

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Added on January 25, 2016

Blue raspberry? Tongue depressor? Skyrocketing jellyfish?

Blue raspberry? Tongue depressor? Skyrocketing jellyfish?
And this "world" of wash is limited to carwashes only, so don't start getting expansive visions of unlimited possibility.

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South of Lansing, Michigan, in Delhi Charter Township, on May 23rd, 2015, on the east side of Eaton Rapids…
Added on August 28, 2015