Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Empty Lot of the Week-- December 11th

Schuylkill Sea South

120-140 South 24th Street

                    Its pretty pitiful when a lot was more occupied in 1855 than it is now. This 33,600 square foot piece of shit is one such lot. For 49 years, this crappy surface lot has graced the Schuylkill River with a sunken empty void that should have been filled a long-ass time ago. Can we get a building here already?!?!
                   Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Old-Ass Building of the Week-- December 10th

Mulberry Atrium

2133 Arch Street

                Check this old bastard out. Could you believe that it used to be a Child Prison? That's right, before the Youth "Study" Center came and went on the Ben Franklin Parkway, this building held peewee offenders for trial.
                Read more at the Hidden City Daily!