Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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 Schuylkill is-- well now we have the answer. Read all about it at the Hidden City Daily!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Old-Ass Building: Tripoli Barber Supply Company

606 South 9th Street

Photo by Michael Bixler
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!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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 out at the Hidden City Daily!
         

Thursday, August 24, 2017

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-Stratford-- and at around the same time! Learn all about it at the Hidden City Daily!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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 it out at the Hidden City Daily!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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 history of this awesome Masonic Hall at the Hidden City Daily


Monday, July 10, 2017

Old-Ass Building: Bedell Residence

101 South 22nd Street or 2134 Chestnut Street

Photo by Michael Bixler
               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!