When I was growing up, my brother and I painted the fire hydrant outside our house to look like Uncle Sam to help celebrate the bicentennial. The township eventually painted over it, but it definitely instilled in us kids a love for all things dressed up on the streets, like public garbage cans. These 12 felt near and dear to me today. Some have been turned into games, like the maze below, others disguised and otherwise decorated. Have a favorite? Let us know in the comments below.
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