Posts Tagged ‘demolished buildings’

The Making & Breaking Of The Philadelphia Commercial Museum

The Making & Breaking Of The Philadelphia Commercial Museum

November 14, 2018  |  Vantage

Edward Duffy takes us back when industry, commerce, and foreign trade flooded the halls of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum, the first institution of its kind in the United States > more

Now You See Them, Now You Don't

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

March 14, 2012  |  Last Light

Building don't have souls (don't they?), but there is something ghostly about these composite photos by Andrew Evans of buildings meeting their maker > more

Paint It Black

Paint It Black

January 3, 2012  |  Last Light

A peek inside the former Gilbert Spruance paint factory in Port Richmond, a survivor through Philadelphia's long industrial decline that was derailed by the Environmental Protection Agency > more

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part One

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part One

December 15, 2011  |  Last Light

Monastery of St. Clare, Shawmont Pumping Station, Crompton and Knowles Loom Works, Orinoka Mills, and Cramp Turret and Machine Shop: RIP > more

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

December 14, 2011  |  Last Light

As 2011 comes to a close, we're taking a look at some of the buildings that got demolished this year. First up, the Cramp Turret and Machine Shop in Fishtown, a majestic industrial building that was the historic Cramp Shipyard's last surviving structure > more