Tim Kiser's photos with the refurbishment

Ghastly Tudor Revival architecture of downtown Urbana Illinois.

Ghastly Tudor Revival architecture of downtown Urbana Illinois.
Believe me I won't need caution tape to keep me away! Unfortunately this was during a refurbishment project instead of an effort to remove the thing to an awful theme park someplace.

I do enjoy mocking people who want Tudor Revival, but the architecture…
Added on April 15, 2014

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

Attractive neighborhood landmark of "Ventura Village" neighborhood.

Attractive neighborhood landmark of "Ventura Village" neighborhood.
The bldg's been undergoing slowmo rehab for years and years and I predict it'll be nice-looking whenever it gets finished.

Minneapolis is chopped up into 81 government-designated neighborhoods; the "Ventura Village" neighborhood was split from a larger…
Added on November  6, 2009