This was taken behind Chauncey hill mall.
This was taken behind Harry's Chocolate Shop (a local bar). This was on a home football game day, so the place was hopping.
This was also taken behind Harry's Chocolate Shop.
This was also taken behind Harry's Chocolate Shop. Most dumpsters have a disgusting runoff similar to this one. The whole area has that terrible dumpster smell.
Something about a guy with a camera makes people suspicious. These women, who were guarding that door, thought they caught me. What they caught me doing, I don't know, but it apparently has something to do with the number four.
A wider shot of Harry's Chocolate Shop. Notice a contrast between the front and the back of the building. Priorities are obvious here.
This is an alley between a couple bars and a couple apparel shops on State Street.
Another view. This is all runoff from the dumpster at the end of the alley. Partially obscured by a newspaper is one of the only drains in the alley. Its any body's guess where that goes.
When I took this photograph, I didn't notice the letters on the left saying "upwards somewhere." This filthy alley is full of interesting graffiti.
NOW A YEAR HAS PASSED ETERNITY BE ALL THAT REMAINS
Shakespeare rules! The specks covering "BE ALL THAT REMAINS" are wads of very old gum.
Looking the other direction down the alley, at Von's Books. The trashcan and bench are nicely polished, but do not fully distract the eye from the filth behind.
Color Blind. The same alley as before.
The closer one gets to this dumpster, the more foul the smell. I literally had to hold my breath even at this distance. The awning seen behind it is an outdoor seating area for a restaurant.
Secured by ADT. The same alley as before.
Taken behind the now abandoned apparel shop on State Street. The building is being reclaimed. Just to the left of this picture is the filthy dumpster from before. Above are the balconies of expensive, high-quality apartments. What a view.
Just down the alley, the back of this ancient apartment building is home to this fire escape. Just beyond you can see the back of the University Book Store. Just across the street off the left side of the photo is Harry's Chocolate Shop, and the women who caught me.
Back to the building being reclaimed. Literally 100 feet from a major bar scene, this area looks like a completely different world.
The business protected by this sign has disappeared long ago. This building is empty now, the business most recently occupying is has also disappeared.
Taken behind Brothers and Where Else? bars, on State Street.
The alley between Cafe Royale and the Khana Khazana restaurant. Seen between them is the brand new, almost finished apartment sky-rise.
Not an alley, but still an interesting image. The light coming through this giant window was highlighting that guy. It's any body's guess who it is.
The alley next to Cafe Royale.
Grease Only. Close lid.
The alley behind Village Coffee House. In the distance is Chase Bank.
No Parking in Alley. Just down the alley from Cafe Royale.
A quaint apartment / shop, next door to a parking garage.
Behind the La Village Food Mart. They maintain a very clean alley, although they might want to improve their parking. Note the bank of air conditioner units above the building on the left. What a view for those balconies on the right.