Center City Philadelphia
Quirky views of downtown Philly

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Philadelphia Skyline
From Belmont Plateau - and from the Girard Ave. Bridge
From Belmont Plateau, a couple of miles up the Schuylkill River A little closer on Belmont Plateau Philadelphia Skyline Panorama from the Girard Avenue Bridge

Chestnut Street, east of Broad
18th century Independence Hall and commercial buildings from the 19th and 20th.
Independence Hall Independence Hall Behind Bars Quaker City National Bank 10 th & Chestnut Sts

Broad Street
City Hall, The Academy of Music, The State Office Building
City Hall Newlyweds pose at Broad and Spruce Academy Of Music Steps State Office Building

Robert Indiana's LOVE statue
Elsewhere I have photos of another LOVE on the Penn campus.
LOVE, by Robert Indiana LOVE, with pink fountain LOVE and City Hall

Endangered 19th century commercial buildings
1530, 1904, and 1906 Sansom St, with an incidental view of Liberty Place
1530 Sansom St 1904 Sansom: Rittenhouse Coffee Shop 1906 Sansom, A Muzzled Bear over the doorway to 1906 Sansom Top of the doorway to 1906 Sansom The grand entrance to 1906 Sansom 1906 Sansom is the building with

Rittenhouse Square
Favorite statue in the Square, and nearby houses
The Goat in Rittenhouse Square An imposing house on 22nd St Entrance on 22nd St Several pictures of the house at 2134 Spruce 2134 Spruce - detail of upper floor 2134 Spruce - ground level detail 2134 Spruce - entrance on 22nd St across the steet, 2137 Spruce

The Art Museum and the Boathouses
on the edge of Center City
(which we used to call "in town")

Center City from the Art Museum, framed by a Calder Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Spring Garden Bridge across the Schuylkill River is one of the city's oldest.

Plaque on the Spring Garden Street Bridge
showing its history
A plaque gives the history of the Spring Garden bridge The firs Spring Garden Street Bridge Wire Bridge, 1842 Spring Garden Bridge, 1875

Tall buildings - and a wreck
New, renewed, rejected.
Verizon and Phoenix buildings Verizon building 2121 Market St An infinitely tall office building, This page closes with a wreck, once the Schmidts brewery.

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