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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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Jul 25

Old-Ass Building: Germantown Masonic Hall

5425 Germantown Ave

    Old-Ass Building: Germantown Masonic Hall
    5425 Germantown Ave Photo by Michael Bixler I've neglected to write about buildings in Germantown for far too long. Check out the his...
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Jul 10

Old-Ass Building: Bedell Residence

101 South 22nd Street or 2134 Chestnut Street

101 South 22nd Street or 2134 Chestnut Street

    Old-Ass Building: Bedell Residence
    101 South 22nd Street or 2134 Chestnut Street This old beast has avoided the wrecking ball for 127 years while everything that has ever been built next door has changed again and again and again. Read all about it at the Hidden City Daily !
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Jun 27

Old-Ass Building: Crescent Iron Works

4901 Grays Avenue

    Old-Ass Building: Crescent Iron Works
    4901 Grays Avenue Most of you have probably never seen this building but its awesome- a curving industrial building that's so badass that a guy built a boat inside! Read all about it at the Hidden City Daily !
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Jun 13

Old-Ass Building: Pineview/Dirty Frank's

339-349 South 13th Street

    Old-Ass Building: Pineview/Dirty Frank's
    339-349 South 13th Street Photo by Michael Bixler Alright you drunk bastards, here's the history of the Pineview Apar...
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