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Dominic Mercier

Dominic Mercier is a freelance writer, photographer, and graphic designer and Philadelphia native. He is a 2001 graduate of Temple University, where he majored in journalism. He is the former managing editor of Montgomery Newspapers and press officer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He currently serves as the communications director for the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. More of his photographic work can be seen here

In Wash West, A

In Wash West, A “No Waste Zone” Brewing

November 20, 2012  |  News

Sick of his trash-filled alley and inspired by the way European cities handle waste, McGillin's Olde Ale House owner Chris Mullins hopes to gain support for a project he's calling "Drury Street Green" > more

Greetings From...Park(ing) Day 2012...Wish You Were Here

Greetings From…Park(ing) Day 2012…Wish You Were Here

September 21, 2012  |  Last Light

Photographer Dominic Mercier set out to hit all 49 Park(ing) Day parks. He didn't make it everywhere, but he sent us these... > more

Up Close and Impersonal

Up Close and Impersonal

March 16, 2012  |  Last Light

Philly's high-rise architecture from the 1950s, 60s and 70s can be tough to like, much less love, but these buildings can have an abstract beauty when photographed from the right distance > more

Lunar New Year Starts With a Bang

Lunar New Year Starts With a Bang

February 1, 2012  |  Last Light

The Mummers Parade isn't the only loud, colorful New Year's celebration on the streets of Philadelphia. Photographer Dominic Mercier captured the action in Chinatown on Sunday > more

Dye Job: A Massive Factory Makeover Continues in Frankford

Dye Job: A Massive Factory Makeover Continues in Frankford

January 19, 2012  |  Makin' It

We sit-down with Globe Dye partners Charlie Abdo and Peter Kelly on the transition to the second phase of redevelopment of the industrial behemoth > more