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Louis Lescas

Lou Lescas is originally from Northeast Philadelphia and is a Temple University graduate. For years he worked in the roller skating industry. Since the sale of his business, he works as a church administrator, a painter, and spends his spare time on historical research in and around the Delaware Valley. He is married with two adult sons.

Location Is Everything: Confessions Of A PhillyHistory User

Location Is Everything: Confessions Of A PhillyHistory User

November 30, 2016  |  Vantage

Volunteer PhillyHistory.org geotagger Louis Lescas is an urban historian, map wiz, and human GPS system all wrapped up in one. In this personal essay he shares his love and obsession with hunting locations of old photos for the Philadelphia City Archive > more