Posts Tagged ‘urban exploration’

U-Haul Unlocks Tastykake Plant With Self Storage Conversion

U-Haul Unlocks Tastykake Plant With Self Storage Conversion

June 17, 2015  |  Last Light

When Tasty Baking Company left their original location on West Hunting Park Avenue for a new state-of-the-art facility at the Navy Yard, the company's former site was left to fend for itself. Most of the complex was razed for a shopping center in 2011, though the plant's landmark factory still stands. U-Haul recently purchased the building and renovations for a self storage complex are now underway. Photographer Chandra Lampreich took a look around the birthplace of the Butterscotch Krimpet before it was sold and brought back this bittersweet photo essay > more

Disrobed In Desertion

Disrobed In Desertion

March 26, 2014  |  Vantage

Photographer Sarah Bloom has built quite a body of work in abandoned places—with nude self-portraits. Ethan Wallace chats with her about process, product, and places > more

Photographing The Abandoned City

Photographing The Abandoned City

January 28, 2014  |  Vantage

Vincent Feldman's long-awaited book presents a haunting portrait of Philadelphia in the 1990s and early 2000s, when so many remarkable buildings were vacant or in ruins. We spoke with him last week > more

Goldtex: A Retrospective/Encore

Goldtex: A Retrospective/Encore

March 22, 2013  |  Last Light

As Goldtex marches toward the finish line, Theresa Stigale and Ethan Wallace bring us another look at photos they took on visits there in 2003 and 2009, respectively > more

One Place, Six Photographers

One Place, Six Photographers

December 20, 2012  |  Last Light

Our photo workshop in November produced some stunning images, which isn't surprising, since several regular contributors to the Daily were on hand and the locations were particularly evocative. This definitely isn't student work! > more