Category Archives: Looking South

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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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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Tiled Thresholds – AMICO

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

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Orange Stacks near The Devil’s Pocket

Stacks of an energy plant in the vicinity of The Devil’s Pocket in South Philadelphia.

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Summer Visitor

This beautiful boy made a trip into the city and was waiting to be unloaded from a trailer at 16th & Catherine on Tuesday. He and his buddy were about to give rides to a bunch of city kids who … Continue reading

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Looking South – Freezer Orders Filled

Neon sign in the window of Cappuccio’s Meats – a fixture on 9th Street since 1920. Their sausage selection is nothing short of amazing!

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JUMP!!!

Neighborhood kids cooling off in the dog days of August.

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Looking South – Now That’s a Door!

Running around South Philly as much as I do – every once in a while I’ll stumble upon an architectural gem like this door. I love the keyhole shaped leaded glass window, and the quilted tin that surrounds the mail slot. … Continue reading

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Looking South – Music in the Park – The Belleville Quartet

On Tuesday night, The Belleville Quartet – a Philadelphia based acoustic jazz ensemble played at Bardascino Park at 10th and Carpenter. It’s the first in a series of summer concerts my neighbors and I look forward to. SaveSave SaveSave

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