A photo essay.

They’re there, meaning they’re ’round.

They’re square, and other shapes. 

They’re fair, because they’re shapely.

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They’re bare, because they’re used.

They’re rare, for being both grand and useful.

They’re stairs—some of New Haven’s grander examples—and they’re worthy of stares.

They’re Where?

1, 4, 8. Yale University Art Gallery.
2. Ives Main Library.
3. Yale School of Architecture.
5, 7. Woolsey Hall.
6. City Hall.

Written and photographed by Dan Mims.

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Turning down a dream editing job right out of college, Dan instead went into marketing and media sales to better cover the rent. Stints at Spin Magazine and Yahoo! followed. But he kept scratching that writing-and-editing itch—first on the side, then at a couple of startups. Dan is now scratching it as Daily Nutmeg's editor.

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