Category Archives: Abandoned Shoes

Abandoned Shoes: The Plunge

I found these shoes at the Mon Wharf on New Years Day. They were trying to decide whether to take the Polar Bear Plunge and risk getting swept all the way to Illinois.

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Abandoned Shoes: Leaves

I found this sneaker at the edge of a leaf pile in Garfield on the morning of Dec. 30, 2011.

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Abandoned Shoes: Construction Site

I found this old Nike Air hiding in a small construction site in Bloomfield on Dec. 26, guarding the plywood and gravel until the rest of the crew returned from their holiday.

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Abandoned Shoes: All Sole

I found this shoeless sole in the Strip District on December 24. I imagine there is someone walking around unaware, wondering why his right foot is aching.

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Abandoned Shoes: The News

I found these boots on the corner of Pearl and Liberty on December 21, just three minutes after finding the previous pair. They were reading the daily headlines as I passed.

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Abandoned Shoes: Don’t Jump!

I found these shoes on Dec. 21, perched on the edge of a garbage can in Friendship Park, and I thought, “Don’t do it, shoes! Don’t jump! Other feet will come along! I promise!”

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Abandoned Shoes: Garage

I found these shoes in a parking garage beneath downtown on December 15, propped against this railing, the right where the left should be and the left where the right should be, each eyeing the opposite direction for a pair … Continue reading

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