This lot has no damn excuse to exist. The other horrible empty lots near it are result of a shitty situation, but this asphalt asshole just a development desert. Its the worst kind-- a combination of adjacent empty lots that come together to be one humongous sea of horseshit. Though once a lively and populated area, it hasn't seen construction in a loooong time.
Read more at the Philadelphia Citypaper's Naked City Blog!