mardi 8 décembre 2009

American suburban landscape (8)

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Little contradiction: the sign "Welcome" and the little sign for warning that a private security company is watching the premises!

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Some houses are empty and decay quickly. In this climate, hot and humid, in this town built on drained swamps, a house not looked after is good to be bulldozed quickly. The houses are made of wood and have no underpinning. They are easily destroyed and promptly built again.

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The suburbia is made of dead ends.

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Local politics: Gene Locke for mayor, this citizen displays his electoral preferences on his front yard — in France you never see that! It's profoundly unfrench to display its political choices in front of its property, or on its car for that matter!

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Arthur Devriendt a dit…

Intéressantes photos !