Monday, April 30, 2012

Old-Ass Building of the Week-- April 30th

The Lusk Building (a.k.a. Northwestern Bank II, a.k.a. Broad Street Trust Company, a.k.a Continental Bank)

700 North Broad Street

                 Now here's a rather unique building that gets no respect. The Lusk Building was built at the tail end of North Broad Street's Golden Age and is still being used for its original purpose. Now that North Broad is facing an exponentially expanding renaissance, this regal structure and the corner it lives on will return from decades of neglect.
               Read more at Hidden City Philadelphia!

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