Tim Kiser's photos with the 2011

Good view of barred windows above a small loading dock and a diagonalized door.

Good view of barred windows above a small loading dock and a diagonalized door.
But I wish I knew all of the considerations that were involved in the decisionmaking process that led to the diagonalization of the door.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, in an alley between 5th Avenue South and…
Added on October 27, 2015

I took pictures galore at intersections galore.

I took pictures galore at intersections galore.
Sunshine galore comes to a corrugated concrete sidewalk planter.

Dollars galore began raining on me from above, and my face took on a joyous expression as I snatched them from the air. I began to twirl.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa…
Added on October 11, 2015

Walking upstairs and through a doorway.

Walking upstairs and through a doorway.
In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, in an alley between 4th Avenue South and 5th Avenue South, east of South 3rd Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA3060 Stairs—Pictorial works.
NA3010 Doors—Pictori…
Added on September 12, 2015

Vines of shoe fits.

Vines of shoe fits.
"Brown's sells shoe fits to your family!" old radio ad voices used to exclaim. I still remember.

Look close!, the sign is well-lit.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, in an alley between 4th Avenue South and 5th…
Added on September 11, 2015

Paper snowflakes and rust during the neoclassicism of an abandoned post office.

Paper snowflakes and rust during the neoclassicism of an abandoned post office.
This building is unlikely ever to get renovated/restored, but if it happens I hope that the protruding light fixture above the door will be preserved.

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In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, a former U.S. Post Office,…
Added on October 12, 2015

Cell phone tower and blue storefront of "Speedy Cash" with paper snowflakes, as viewed from over here at this bus stop shelter with reflective pavement paint.

Cell phone tower and blue storefront of "Speedy Cash" with paper snowflakes, as viewed from over here at this bus stop shelter with reflective pavement paint.
In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, on the east side of South 2nd Street (U.S. Route 67), north of 6th Avenue South.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TK5103.2 Cell phone systems—Equipment and supplies—Pict…
Added on September 10, 2015

All aboard!, to Walmart — on Mits!

All aboard!, to Walmart — on Mits!
The Muncie Indiana Transit Systems bus transfer terminal in downtown Muncie is the most architecturally innovative building in all of Muncie. It was erected in 1987. It's a local favorite.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December…
Added on April 17, 2015

A bank's drivethru's outbound lane's eager acceptance of an application of paint onto itself.

A bank's drivethru's outbound lane's eager acceptance of an application of paint onto itself.
The surface looks like it literally wants the paint.

Get a load of old memories of "learn" and "suc" on the front of the top of the Overhead Structure. "Shadows cast by wreaths onto grilles," I said.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana,…
Added on April 18, 2015

Next let's check in on the latest trends in the print cartridge refills industry.

Next let's check in on the latest trends in the print cartridge refills industry.
The strings of red lights are alright but I wouldn't have used the strings of white lights because who ever heard of white printer ink?

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, on the east side of South Walnut Street,…
Added on June 26, 2015

"FOR LEASE" was way huger than Christmas for this Muncie Indiana storefront.

"FOR LEASE" was way huger than Christmas for this Muncie Indiana storefront.
I approved of the color scheme. Here were a small foil Christmas tree; 4 large candycanes; and 2 giftboxes.

"What kinds of awful people must live in Muncie Indiana!, that they need to be specifically told not to trespass and loiter," I said loudly as I w…
Added on March 11, 2015

View of residential life in the inner city of Muncie.

View of residential life in the inner city of Muncie.
With parking lots and green-colored fences and a distinctive-looking patch of weeds.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, North Jefferson Street as viewed from the northwest corner of its intersection with East Wa…
Added on July  1, 2015

Rolling into an intensively chimneyed area of Indiana in a large disaster motorhome.

Rolling into an intensively chimneyed area of Indiana in a large disaster motorhome.
Watch out!

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, on the north side of East Washington Street, east of North Jefferson Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
HV577 American Red C…
Added on June 28, 2015

For this one I was standing in a parking lot in Muncie back in December of '11, laughing at a tree.

For this one I was standing in a parking lot in Muncie back in December of '11, laughing at a tree.
I remember the experience clearly and I still think of it occasionally, even without the aid of a photograph to prompt the memory.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, at the southeast corner of East Washington St…
Added on February 15, 2015

An AT&T building!

An AT&T building!
It was an architectural expression of hostility to the idea of being able to see a building's contents — in the heart of downtown Muncie, Indiana!

Also there was a creative Logs idea for a dumpster fence.

The bldg was supposedly built in 1948 and renova…
Added on August  7, 2015

Muncie Indiana monument to vague recollections of decoration ideas.

Muncie Indiana monument to vague recollections of decoration ideas.
These cheaply expressed a commitment on the part of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (or some similar entity) to a decorative placement of Small Touches' worth of decontextualized architectural elements, here and there around downtown.

I ignor…
Added on June  6, 2015

3 billboards and a parcel of land.

3 billboards and a parcel of land.
Count up the three of them. It was snapshot of urban life in Muncie.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, at the northeast corner of South High Street and West Seymour Street.

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Library of…
Added on June  9, 2015

Come on down to celebrate "Christmas at the Plaza" in downtown Muncie.

Come on down to celebrate "Christmas at the Plaza" in downtown Muncie.
THERE AREN'T ENOUGH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS!!, there need to be at least a hundred times this many.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, the "Fisher Building" (erected 1976) on the west side of South High Street between…
Added on March 10, 2015

An awning!, to shelter the building's visitors as they ascend the stairs to its doorway.

An awning!, to shelter the building's visitors as they ascend the stairs to its doorway.
"We are here to give somebody some money for something," say the visitors as they pull on the door handle.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, on the west side of South High Street between West Main Street and We…
Added on March 28, 2015