|Yer mom likes Tricks.|
That's the side entrance to the old Colonial Hotel (now condo) at 11th and Spruce. Back then it was a crappy shitbag hotel similar to the Parker-Spruce. Here it is now:
This future Old-ass Building of the Week has an interesting history... but that will have to wait for another time. I remember when I saw the movie, I could see familiar buildings in the background but couldn't figure out what street they were on. Then I remembered that this movie was filmed in 1972-73, shortly before the Gallery was built. Check this shit out:
|Then and Now. Where could that shit be?|
|The cabbie's wondering why the fuck I would take a picture of this street.|
|If you showed this picture to Philaphiles in 1972 they'd puke.|
|Back then Rittenhouse was called Shittenhouse.|
If you want to see the ultimate Philly Reel to Real, watch this video by James Rolfe called Rocky Jumped a Park Bench.