The building, which shuttered in the late 1990s, had become a squatters haven, a popular space for junkies and graffiti writers. Theresa Stigale took a tour of the building in 2003—and her photos show it. (In the best possible way.) Her photos have a certain pixel-patina, with post-processing she describes as “Instagram before Instagram.” This is her gallery.

(via Goldtex: A Retrospective/Encore | Hidden City Philadelphia)

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