Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Lost Building of the Week-- June 18th

Vulcanite Building

1710 Market Street

The building as it appeared in 1899. Source: Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project
                 Check out this beauty from a time when even a small-time office building was something to design the crap out of. The Vulcanite Building, besides having one of the coolest building names ever, was a masterpiece of commercial design that only stood for 34 years and came to an unceremonious end to make room for a project that never happened.
                Read more at Philadelphia Magazine's Property Blog!

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