Hugo Bilgram And His Machine Works | Hidden City Philadelphia

Hugo Bilgram’s machine shop looks almost as young as the day it was built. The factory was the first reinforced concrete building in the city and was architectural firm Ballinger & Perrot’ first attempt combining the relatively new building method a their signature brick and stone façade | Photo: Michael Bixler

Bilgram Machine Works at 12th and Spring Garden was the first reinforced concrete building in Philadelphia. The Shadow puts a spotlight on the formal industrial heavy weight and the busy Bavarian behind it.

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Eraserhood  calendar listed among “10 Must-Have 2016 Calendars for a Fantastic New Year” by Flavorwire

Philadelphia photographer Bob Bruhin, who runs a website about Philadelphia’s “Eraserhood,” has had a fascination with the Callowhill neighborhood where filmmaker David Lynch once called home (taking its nickname from Lynch’s debut feature, Eraserhead). “I was shocked and frightened and secretly in love with it at the same time,” Bruhin recalled in a 2012 interview. “I wanted to get out of there as soon as possible, and part of me also wanted to go back and find out more about it.” Bruhin created a 2015 calendar featuring his photos of the Eraserhood, highlighting the industrial beauty of the area. $24

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Source: 10 Must-Have 2016 Calendars for a Fantastic New Year | Flavorwire

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Snow on the Reading Viaduct
Philadelphia, PA
Copyright © 2014, Bob Bruhin. All rights reserved.
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