Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman!

We at Willceau Illo News celebrate the 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman’s birth with one of the stranger sculptures dedicated to the man. This bizarre Zardoz/Planet of the Apes head of Whitman adorns the entrance of the Whitman Shopping Plaza … Continue reading

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Saint Rita of Cascia

Shot today on the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Find more information HERE.

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Blister Pack of Mayhem

Tina made this find in a junk store in Philadelphia’s Italian Market. It cost all of 50¢.

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52nd to 56th Street on the Market-Frankford El

52nd Street to 56th Street on the Market-Frankford El from Joe Williams on Vimeo.

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The Commute

At City Hall Station waiting for the Market-Frankford El

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Inflatable Vermin

This inflatable vermin continues to make appearances at Broad and Spruce Streets outside of the Atlantic Building which once housed the classrooms of The Philadelphia College of Art. PCA has left the building and discarded the name a few decades … Continue reading

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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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