Category Archives: Philadelphia

First Day of Autumn

As much as I’ll miss the colorful bouquets in the market, I do look forward to my favorite time of year – sweater weather!

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Urban Pumpkin Patch

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Black and White and Read All Over

Newsstand in the vicinity of 15th and Locust circa 1981. The Photo Elective All students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process black and … Continue reading

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Caturday

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Tiled Entryway on South 10th Street

It’s been a while since I last put up a post showcasing some of South Philly’s tiled entryways. This example on South 10th Street is a little worse for wear, but I love the waves around the perimeter!

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Angel’s Trumpet

An Angel’s Trumpet folded up in late afternoon.

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It was Strawbridge & Clothier

This was one of Philadelphia’s premier department stores. It has sadly gone out of business along with the rest of the retail chain. Tina and I and everybody I know who lives in Philadelphia shopped here. They had everything — … Continue reading

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The Dorothy Haon Letters

I was running errands in my neighborhood, when I came across old letters scattered on the rain soaked steps of a Church. The envelopes were yellowed with age and one had a three cent stamp affixed to it. My curiosity … Continue reading

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Squeeze!

Some phenomenal parallel parking in South Philly!

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17th and Walnut

Here’s another Photo Elective shot taken of a reflection in a florist’s window in the vicinity of 17th and Walnut in downtown Philadelphia, PA. I took this photograph as a sophomore at The Philadelphia College of Art. The Photo Elective … Continue reading

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Caturday

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Lamb on 9th

Lamb seen on 9th and Washington!

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Artists’ Corner

This was a little cartoon I did when I worked at Taws which was an art supply store located in Center City Philadelphia. This was for a short-lived newsletter published by the store called 100% Rag. I thought I had … Continue reading

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It’s Too Darn Hot!

It was 97º yesterday, and the only relief we city folk could get was a dip in the local pool. It was Heaven!

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