Willy Wonka of North Philadelphia

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

S. Zitner’s candy company

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Theresa Stigale

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

Photo: Peter Woodall

About the author

Theresa Stigale was born and raised in Southwest Philly. She earned a B.B.A. from Temple University in 1983. Theresa is a photographer as well as a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker, developer and instructor. In the past ten years, she has documented the loft conversion projects that she and her partners have completed in Philadelphia, from stately old abandoned warehouses covered with graffiti to vintage factories, some still active with manufacturing. Visit her web site at TheresaStigalePhotography.com.

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  1. My Philly children brought these Butter Krak to Florida-my favorite Easter treat!

  2. 1st class Operation, using 1930 methods to create a Philly Icon Candy.

  3. Unable to find these in Florida, purchased them in Philly and brought them to Florida for Easter. Krak are the best.

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