East Side of 16th Street between Callowhill and Hamilton Streets
As seen from 16th and Callowhill
This is one sad empty lot. It has changed over and over again through the decades, but has remained a depressed piece of shit every time. This surface parking lot has gone through so many reincarnations and transformations that they become hard to keep track of. Yet for the last 150 years or so, this lot hasn't had one bit of luck.
Read more about it at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!