PlanPhilly | 2013 in Photos: Places

 

We have an amazing group of photographers who contribute all year long to the Eyes on the Street Flickr Group, and it’s a treat to see how Philadelphia looks through their eyes. So this week we’re featuring slideshow tours of Philly in 2013 as seen by our regulars – including Steve IvesGary ReedBob BruhinTheresa Stigale, and Michael Klusek – who were kind enough to share some of their favorite shots of the year.

PlanPhilly | 2013 in Photos: Places.

Walking the Eraserhood: Ridge Avenue and Mount Vernon Street

Via Flickr:
“Walking the Eraserhood” represents an ongoing street-level exploration of the Callowhill district and surrounding environs, a sort of virtual walking tour of the neighborhood.

On the southeast corner stands a reasonably well preserved example of a classic filling station from the early days of automobile travel. The northeast corner supports a former power station for mass transit, planned for adaptive reuse, which will include forty apartment units, twenty parking spaces for cars, and ten spots for bikes.

Copyright © 2009-2013, Bob Bruhin. All rights reserved.


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Walking the Eraserhood: Ridge Avenue and Clay Street

Via Flickr:
“Walking the Eraserhood” represents an ongoing street-level exploration of the Callowhill district and surrounding environs, a sort of virtual walking tour of the neighborhood.

The residential property on the northwest corner has been abandoned for many years, despite frequent plans to rehabilitate it. Somewhere in the history of the site, a fourth floor was demolished. Current plans are transform the 20K square foot building into 12 two-bedroom and four one-bedroom rental apartments. Looking northwest along Ridge, one can catch a first glimpse of the abandoned Divine Lorraine Hotel.

Copyright © 2009-2013, Bob Bruhin. All rights reserved.


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