Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Empty Lot of the Week-- April 2nd

Drexel Greenville Pre-NIMBY Lot

3428-3442 Lancaster Avenue

               Lancaster Avenue gets no damn respect. This road was once a major thoroughfare-- one of the most important single streets in early America. This surface lot that sits on its 3400 block sucks ass. Though the lot's days SHOULD be numbered, a small group of angry NIMBYs is determined to keep it a surface lot for the rest of time.
              Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!


Monday, April 1, 2013

Old-Ass Building of the Week-- April 1st

Northeastern Title and Trust Company/Flomar Building

3160 Kensington Avenue

Photo by Brad Maule for Hidden City
                This big-ass building down at K & A is like the Kensington Empire State Building. Read all about it at the Hidden City Daily!