Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Two Nominees and Her Name Was Lisa

Old ads for long gone movie theaters in Philadelphia circa 1980

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Eric’s Mark I

Eric’s Mark I was one of many movie theaters that was in Center City Philadelphia that are now sadly gone. This is back when images from actual celluloid film was projected on the screen. That meant that the viewer had … Continue reading

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Because it was on…

Back when I attended The Philadelphia College of Art, the city of Philadelphia was not wired for cable television while the surrounding suburbs had enjoyed the benefits of basic cable and perhaps a pay station like HBO or PRISM for … Continue reading

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Preview of 2022

We saw this group of Mummers practicing for New Years Day along 2 Street this past weekend. I’m not sure what band this was, but they sounded great!

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Decaying on the Delaware

The SS United States, the world’s fastest ocean liner, continues to succumb to the elements as it sits docked on the Philadelphia side of the Delaware River.

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Jefferson Square again…

South Philadelphia

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You Can Ring My Bell!

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Catching the Colors While They Last

Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia.

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Sparks Shot Tower

The Sparks Shot Tower is a historic shot tower located at 129-131 Carpenter Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to the historic marker near the foot of this tower: First in the nation. Built 1808 by Thomas Sparks and John Bishop to make hunting shot. It symbolized … Continue reading

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South Philly Jack O’ Lantern

I think the squirrels added to the carving of this menacing Jack O’ Lantern which I spotted on a stoop of a South Philadelphia rowhouse. Hopefully it will last long enough for me to catch a photo of it lit … Continue reading

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Haunted Architectural Details

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A Beautiful Day at Jefferson Square

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Still Waiting

This is another digital picture that I shot more than a decade ago, and another situation where I was waiting for a train. I used to rely on SEPTA’s regional railway to get to work. This was before the price … Continue reading

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Waiting

I shot this while waiting for the subway a little over 11 years ago and promptly forgot about it. I guess that is what happens when you shoot thousands of pictures. Most of them are forgotten including the analog shots. … Continue reading

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Down on 7th Street

My son and I came upon the Zhen Ru Temple when we were meandering home from the Murphy Pool. We’ve been wandering South Philadelphia aimlessly for years, and we are still finding things and places we never knew existed.

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