Feb 06

Old-Ass Building: Kerns Building

2209 Chestnut Street

Fill This Front: 9th and Locust

    Old-Ass Building: Kerns Building
    2209 Chestnut Street Photo by Michael Bixler This funny-looking building has always fascinated me-- ends up it was bui...
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Jan 22

Old-Ass Building: Potter-Diesinger Auto

2207 Chestnut

Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

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Butt-Fugly Building: 2nd and Bainbridge

    Old-Ass Building: Potter-Diesinger Auto
    2207 Chestnut Another Center City Building getting an overbuild by Astoban Realty Group/Urban Space Development. This one started as an auto dealership in the 1920s! Check it out at theHidden City Daily !
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Jan 12

Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

    Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th
    10 South 10th Street Photo by Michael Bixler I've always wondered about this skinny bastard. Find out all about it at ...
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Dec 21

Old-Ass Building: Mallas Building

942 Market Street

    Old-Ass Building: Mallas Building
    942 Market Street Photo by Michael Bixler This building is a hell of a lot older than it looks. Read all about it...
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Dec 11

Old-Ass Building: Midtown II

122 and 124 South 11th St

    Old-Ass Building: Midtown II
    122 and 124 South 11th St Photo by Michael Bixler I miss the Midtown II already and now its being altered. Read all...
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Nov 30

Lost Building: John Ellis & Brother Teas & Coffee

9 South 16th St

Butt-Fugly Building of the Week: 2400 Chestnut

    Lost Building: John Ellis & Brother Teas & Coffee
    9 South 16th St Image courtesy Ellis Coffee Those of you who hate the new digital signage at East Market should apprec...
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Nov 13

Old-Ass Building: Messiah Universalist Home

4949 Old York Road

Butt-Fugly Building of the Week: 2400 Chestnut

    Old-Ass Building: Messiah Universalist Home
    4949 Old York Road I'd like to say that mega-architect Frank Furness went out with a bang, but he didn't. Here's the story of one of his company's final buildings that has fallen into obscurity. Check it out at the Hidden City Daily !
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Oct 31

Old-Ass Building: Fergie's Pub

1214 Sansom Street

    Old-Ass Building: Fergie's Pub
    1214 Sansom Street Photo by Michael Bixler This bar is a Philly classic, but the building it uses has been a Philly ...
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Oct 20

Lost Building: John Hopkins Warehouse

50-54 North Delaware Avenue (now Interstate 95)

    Lost Building: John Hopkins Warehouse
    50-54 North Delaware Avenue (now Interstate 95) PhillyHistory.org Who knew there was a Hale on the Delaware Riverfront? One...
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Oct 03

Old-Ass Building: University Avenue Facility

600 South University Avenue

    Old-Ass Building: University Avenue Facility
    600 South University Avenue Photo by Michael Bixler I and others get questions about what the hell this building on the S...
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Sep 25

Old-Ass Building: Tripoli Barber Supply Company

606 South 9th Street

    Old-Ass Building: Tripoli Barber Supply Company
    606 South 9th Street I've been wondering about this old bastard forever-- ends up some of my bootlegging paisanos were responsible for it along with one of the only Italian-American architects in town. Check it out at the Hidden City Daily !
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Sep 12

Old-Ass Building: Indochino

1606 Chestnut Street

    Old-Ass Building: Indochino
    1606 Chestnut Street Photo by Michael Bixler I've always loved this building and its architect gets no respect. Check it ...
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Aug 24

Old-Ass Building: Frishmuth & Bros Company

1701 West Lehigh Ave

    Old-Ass Building: Frishmuth & Bros Company
    1701 West Lehigh Ave Photo by Michael Bixler This old tobacco works was designed by the firm that did the Bellevue-St...
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Aug 10

Old-Ass Building: Godfrey Roller Company

1219 Race Street

    Old-Ass Building: Godfrey Roller Company
    1219 Race Street Photo by Michael Bixler This thin building by the Convention Center has been through a lot of shit. Check ...
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