Author Archives: Joe_Williams

1201 Bar

Sign adorning the 1201 Bar located at 1201 S 28th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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The Sixth Sense

This is the house used as the residence of Haley Joel Osment’s character in the supernatural classic The Sixth Sense. My guess is the door was swapped out to make the location appear to be an apartment building. While watching … Continue reading

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Where Rocky Got Hitched

I just watched Rocky II for the first time in years. In it Rocky makes Adrian an honest woman, and the film makers showed the facade of a Church. I figured it had to be in Philly, but where? A … Continue reading

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The Sign Remains

My son and I have a Thanksgiving tradition where we wander aimlessly around the streets of Philadelphia. Yesterday was bitterly cold, but beautifully sunny so we bundled up; grabbed the DSLR and headed out the door. We went South on … Continue reading

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The Drake from 15th Street

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Basking in the Sunny Spot

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The Astounding She-Monster

…and I am astounded at what I will sit through. Amazon’s Prime Video appears to be the gift that keeps on giving. They seem to be topping off their video offerings with a lot of classic movies that I was … Continue reading

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A Teenage Werewolf in a Juvenile Sketchbook

A couple of doodles in the cheap sketchbook. The paper bleeds like crazy with ink and does not work to well with the water soluble pencils, but is real happy with my red leads and Blackwing 602 pencil.

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Tiled Thresholds – AMICO

This one is a little worse for wear, but it’s a beautiful type treatment.

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Broad Street Subway Substation No. 7

I spied this hidden gem as I was walking South on Broad Street. This architectural beauty dates from 1929 and is located at 408-10 S. Juniper Street. Juniper runs parallel to Broad Street, and I shot this from a parking … Continue reading

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