Tim Kiser's photos with the construction zone

Orlando median strip barrel evening.

Orlando median strip barrel evening.
If you were driving down this road and you saw a person wallowing about madly on this muddy median strip, how would you respond? Would you keep driving?

-----------------------

Southwest of Orlando, Florida, on June 27th, 2016, a view from a moving shut…
Added on September 26, 2016

I found a Budget Host Inn. The Budget Host brand was established in Fort Worth in 1975.

I found a Budget Host Inn. The Budget Host brand was established in Fort Worth in 1975.
The people at Budget Host are interested in hearing about your impressions of Budget Host, what words you mentally associate with the Budget Host brand, do you trust the brand, etc. Naw I'm just kiddin they don't care.

Personally I feel that the brown &…
Added on October  6, 2016

At "about the time that Tombstone, Arizona, was at its rip-roaring, wild, woolliest worst" — i.e. Oct. 2015!!

At "about the time that Tombstone, Arizona, was at its rip-roaring, wild, woolliest worst" — i.e. Oct. 2015!!
What a #mess!, I liked it.

-----------------------

In Tombstone, Arizona, on October 9th, 2015, at the northwest corner of East Fremont Street (Arizona State Route 80, formerly U.S. Route 80) and North 6th Street.

-----------------------

Library of Co…
Added on October 12, 2016

The 1978 sculpture "Summer Night Tree" by Louise Nevelson in downtown Jackson, Michigan, its natural home.

The 1978 sculpture "Summer Night Tree" by Louise Nevelson in downtown Jackson, Michigan, its natural home.
May it never be relocated no matter what.

-----------------------

In downtown Jackson, Michigan, on December 7th, 2014, at the northeast corner of East Michigan Avenue and North Francis Street.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classificatio…
Added on May 26, 2015

Fine view of downtown Moline, Illinois.

Fine view of downtown Moline, Illinois.
"It is wrong of you to be taking pictures of the city while the streets are all torn up like this," a passerby hissed at me. "Go home and come back when the road work is finished."

-----------------------

In downtown Moline, Illinois, on April 12th, 201…
Added on May 12, 2015

Right now it is one quadrillion times more compelling to look at than it will be when it's finished.

Right now it is one quadrillion times more compelling to look at than it will be when it's finished.
I mourned its future appearance as I saw it!

-----------------------

In Cascade Township, Michigan, on November 2nd, 2014, at the northwest corner of Southeast Kraft Avenue and Southeast 28th Street.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classif…
Added on December 14, 2014

Arts bench of pretend tug-of-warriors.

Arts bench of pretend tug-of-warriors.
Urban planning idea: People would be more likely to sit on this if it were farther from the road and entirely shielded from the view of passing motorists.

-----------------------

In St. Paul, Minnesota, on March 13th, 2012, a bus stop bench at the south…
Added on December  2, 2014

Pump canopy sandpile.

Pump canopy sandpile.
One thing that attracted me to this sandpile was: the shadows cast across it by 4 powerlines, as it waits here to get dug into.

The foreground Pink Wood mounted on 2 poles is a signal to somebody about something.

-----------------------

In downtown For…
Added on November  7, 2014

Preferred sky condition for viewing these cranes.

Preferred sky condition for viewing these cranes.
In Ann Arbor, Michigan, on November 27th, 2013, a view from the west side of North Ingalls Street, south of Cornwell Place.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification ideas:
TJ1365 Mobile cranes—Pictorial works.
HE336.P37 Automobile park…
Added on August 23, 2014

Putting plastics to use amid an area of shipping containers.

Putting plastics to use amid an area of shipping containers.
Hand-constructed wooden fire extinguisher container. Imagine a hairdo inspired by the lightpoles on the top level of the distant parking garage. "Expo Stucco" behind a translucent plastic film.

-----------------------

In Las Vegas, Nevada, on November…
Added on January 13, 2014

The Las Vegas skyline!

The Las Vegas skyline!
The Las Vegas skyline!, a growing and interesting city.

-----------------------

In Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 26th, 2010, a view from the north side of West Bonneville Avenue, east of Promenade Place.

-----------------------

Library of Congress cl…
Added on January 14, 2014

Chainlink fenceroll for splitting the sidewalk.

Chainlink fenceroll for splitting the sidewalk.
In St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 3rd, 2011, at the southeast corner of University Avenue and Albert Street, during construction of the Central Corridor/Green Line light rail line.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification ideas:
TH9732 Wi…
Added on December 12, 2013

"Bury yer area" beyond the jersey barrier area.

"Bury yer area" beyond the jersey barrier area.
In Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on June 30th, 2012, the former Brookdale Center shopping mall, as viewed from the Shingle Creek Trail south of the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Shingle Creek Parkway.

-----------------------

Library of Congress class…
Added on December  4, 2013

Nearing its peak of visual interest!

Nearing its peak of visual interest!
I am diggin this now but it is certain to end up looking approximately like a CVS unfortunately.

-----------------------

In downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June 3rd, 2013, a building under construction by O'Neal Construction, Inc., at the southeast cor…
Added on October 30, 2013

Old taped-up banged-up barrel on a pallet on K Street in Washington.

Old taped-up banged-up barrel on a pallet on K Street in Washington.
I took advantage of the extra pedestrian space afforded by the closed-off driving lane to taunt passing cars -- kicks and dances and pretend moonings etc.

Point at a driver then make an armpit-fart gesture then do a kick, that kind of thing.

---------…
Added on May 19, 2013

Easily-breached fenced-off area.

Easily-breached fenced-off area.
"Why even go bothering with putting up a dang fence at all, if you're not going to run it along the entire perimeter of the area you're supposedly wanting to fence off?" I asked as I breached it in a cinch. I got in there with the gravel.

--------------…
Added on September  8, 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

A fire hydrant!

A fire hydrant!
When I wander around the city I try to notice the locations of the neighborhood fire hydrants and anytime I see one I try to imagine what it looks like when it gushes water.

-----------------------

In downtown Minneapolis on June 7th, 2009, on the east…
Added on April 12, 2011