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Gedunker

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Granite? In Indiana? [giggles] Oh, New Englanders, don't ever change.


Actually, I was thinking more like this
 

Gedunker

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They are right-of-way markers for state rights-of-way. Pre-cast concrete, stamped with IND.

In my google map link, I was trying to suggest that southern Indiana is not pancake flat. Because we are not. We are well endowed with very nice hills. :cool:
 

Planit

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They are right-of-way markers for state rights-of-way. Pre-cast concrete, stamped with IND.

In my google map link, I was trying to suggest that southern Indiana is not pancake flat. Because we are not. We are well endowed with very nice hills. :cool:

I always like driving through Crane.
 

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Turns out the get off my lawn guy I posted earlier is actually the property owner. I know because I mentioned the homeless guy in my meeting just now. The property owner laughed about it and said he was trying to chase off some homeless people. So at least I was right about the get off my lawn part.
 

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SlaveToTheGrind

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I'll meet you at the Classy Lady, you know, that place that doesn't allow guns. I happened to notice the Classy Lady when I checked the site of a shooting on the east side of town. Four people shot at this place. I'm not sure I'd want to live the apartments next door.

If you ever look at my Strava account to see where I ride my bike in Fort Worth, you'll see I ride to a lot of areas. But that the area in the links above.
 

Doohickie

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I rode by this house today. This guy really knows how to make an entrance, the most literal sense. The front door is on the second level (where the guy with the blue shirt is), and there is a bridge that takes you there from street level. Below is a carriage driveway (loop) where cars park. The house is complete now.
 

Whose Yur Planner

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I rode by this house today. This guy really knows how to make an entrance, the most literal sense. The front door is on the second level (where the guy with the blue shirt is), and there is a bridge that takes you there from street level. Below is a carriage driveway (loop) where cars park. The house is complete now.
That is going to be one ugly house.
 

Dan

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This pedestrian mall in Cumberland, Maryland is years past its return-vehicle-traffic-to-the-street date

 

luckless pedestrian

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This pedestrian mall in Cumberland, Maryland is years past its return-vehicle-traffic-to-the-street date


but in a pandemic world, isn't this ideal as things can easily spill out onto the pedestrian way easier?
 

Doohickie

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That is going to be one ugly house.
Architect's house.
It's certainly "different" but the finished product does have a certain panache. It's not for everyone, but it's not bad considering the rest of the neighborhood which is well-to-do and ranges from mid-century traditional to mid-century modern. This one is futuristic modern which says to me "bold statement" but doesn't cross the line into "ouch." I wouldn't be surprised to find out it's an architect's house but if I had to guess, I would say more likely a lawyer's house.
 

JNA

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Paducah, KY Floodwall Mural


Floodwall Gate installed
 

Maister

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why is graffiti art the same font - how did that decision get made and that it's universal, world wide
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I believe the style originated in NYC over 40 years ago. Painted rail cars carried the style to other cities. Finally, images on the internet put us all on the same block.
 

Whose Yur Planner

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I was just waiting for a train this past weekend and thinking it would be cool to create a coffee table book of railroad car graffiti photos. Seriously. Some of it is pretty good stuff.
That would be cool but there have to have a be a label on it stating adult content.
 

JNA

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Talking about French -

There is Paris, Tennessee & they have a Eiffel Tower

 

Doohickie

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We have a Race Street here in Fort Worth. And a suburb named White Settlement: "The city got its name because it was the lone settlement of White colonizers amid several Native American villages in the Fort Worth area in the Texas Republic territory in the 1840s." Early onset gentrification.
 

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Rando subdivision of the day. Liberal, KS

All roads leading to a park, multiple ways to get in and out of the development, school nearby - not bad, right? Lack of sidewalks & a street tree requirement, and unreasonably large front setbacks are minuses, of course - but that was a function of the time they were built. Sidewalk placement and some street trees would make it awesome.
 
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