Using A9 to photoblog the Kennedy Fried Chicken chain

A9, Amazon’s search engine, added photos to their new Yellow Pages service today. They drove around in trucks and took millions of GPS-tagged images, and then correlated them with addresses in their listings. Amazing.

Last month, Mike at the NYC photoblog Satan’s Laundromat posted a bunch of photos of various Kennedy Fried Chicken stores around the city.

The Kennedy Fried Chicken phenomenon has interested me for quite a while, so I thought it would be funny to combine A9 with Mike’s idea: use A9 to assemble a photo catalog of Kennedy Fried Chicken storefronts. Unfortunately, A9’s photo survey didn’t cover a lot of the neighborhoods where the stores are. Of the 20 “KFC” stores, only 3 (almost 4) are pictured.

Anyway, here’s what I came up with:

kennedy fried chicken store

kennedy fried chicken store

kennedy fried chicken store

kennedy fried chicken store

A9 says there is another one at 536 E. 14th in Manhattan, but the photos of that area show only a palm reader and a Chinese take-out place. (You have to “walk left” to find the proper address.) Update:Thanks to Lia, who tracked it down on A9, it’s now pictured above.

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