Monday, September 17, 2018

Butt-Fugly Building: 11th Street Wendy's

1101 Walnut Street

This little shitbird of a Wendy's holds down a lot that's zoned for a skyscraper. How the hell did this thing get there? Fine out at Naked Philly!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Lost Building: Wistar Quadrinities

113 Rear South Street Unit A and B

Two 18th Century homes are being demolished right now due to some fire damage. Never historically registered, in Society Hill but not in their historic district, completely ignored and forgotten for well over 200 years... until now! Read all about them at Naked Philly!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Old-Ass Building: Garfield Duncan Building

700 Spruce Street

Photo by Mr. Fox
With all the talk about facadectomies lately, the biggest one ever barely got a mention. Read all about it on Naked Philly!

Monday, August 13, 2018

OId-Ass Building: Apartments @ 1220

1220 North Broad Street

Photo by Mr. Fox
This North Broad tower gets no respect-- read all about it at the Naked Philly Blog

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Butt-Fugly Building: Liberty Shopping Plaza

5th and Spring Garden

Photo by Mr. Fox 
 Did you ever wonder about this weird not-strip-mall taking up perfectly good space on Spring Garden Street? So did I-- read all about it at the Naked Philly Blog!

Friday, June 22, 2018

Forgotten Neighborhood: Wrightsville

28th Street & Passyunk Avenue

Photo by Mr. Fox

I bet you've never even heard of Wrightsville, but you've probably driven by a bunch of times. This little community has an interesting history. Read all about it at Naked Philly!

Also: there's plenty of spaces left on my next Fishtown Corridors Tour! Sign up HERE!

Friday, June 1, 2018

Old-Ass Building: Johnny Brenda's

1201 Frankford Avenue

Photo by Jessica Allard
                   Oh, did you think I was done? There's still lots of building histories for me to write about and this is one I've gotten about 5 million requests for but never did-- Johnny Brenda's, the great catalyst of the Fishtown resurgence. Check it out at Naked Philly

I'll also be conducting a series of FREE tours of Frankford Avenue and Front Street in Fishtown talking about the past, present, and future of almost everything along the way. Sign up for the first one on June 14th HERE.