Lost Potential, Not Failure, North Market Street and Environs

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I have a different attitude compared to most people, I realized. I don’t see these buildings as losses (though they will be demolished for the NGA), but rather lost potential. They’re beautiful; they could be fixed up, easily. But nobody… Continue Reading


Northern Hyde Park Revisited, Again

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The terrain rises rapidly on the streets heading up towards the College Hill neighborhood. Look at the house on the right, carefully restored. Up at the top, open lots await. The infamous old nursing home, shut down for unsanitary conditions,… Continue Reading