Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Empty Lot of the Week-- October 15th

Big-ass Billboard Lot

2046 Chestnut Street

             Goddammit, I hate this shitbird lot. Its only one address wide but pisses me off way more than the much larger one a couple of doors to the east. This craptonious strip of asphalt with its ostentatious-ass 800 square-foot advertising wall has been stuck in this configuration for at least 79 fucking years. Yeah, you read that right. SEVENTY-NINE FUCKING YEARS. How the hell has this been allowed to happen?
              Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!

Monday, October 14, 2013

Old-Ass Building of the Week-- October 14th

Maule Building/Jewish Community Building

2101 Arch Street

Photo by Brad Maule
             Ever wonder about this building with its whacky glass curtain addition? I have the story of it for ya right here at the Hidden City Daily!