From The Journal Times.com:
"There are some properties with tires in heaps. There are some tires thrown into abandoned fields and alleyways.
on State Street in Racine, there is one large tire painted pink and
purple, lined with flowers inside of it and a tall planter in the
"That one painted tire is now at the center of a debate
about what area residents are allowed to do with abandoned tires. The
city is telling the property owner to get rid of the tire planter.
"She appealed to the City Plan Commission but was denied."
Read more: http://journaltimes.com/print_specific/column/journal-times-editorial-racine-let-the-tire-planter-stay/article_a03ef486-1cd0-5006-95ef-bf378a7108df.html
The pettiness of the City of Racine can't be overestimated.