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Old Posted Apr 25, 2009, 10:41 PM
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Philadelphia -

Most of these are recent. Thanks for checking the photos out.











































































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Getting to this location got my blood going.










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Nice work... really like the aerials and the amount of variety.
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Always nice to see Philly. Thanks for posting these.
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I love Philly threads. I also love the fact that the skyline is growing in Eastern Pa, unlike the one here where we got our first semi-tall highrise in the first 20 years.

Great shots, and keep up the philly threads.
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The skyline shots from the airplane are very very nice... !

Grat title too
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Philly epitomizes cool.
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Awesome representation of Center City.

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"--You can see the Waldork Astoria rendering in the window"

one of the best typos ever
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I cant get enough of Philly! Great shots!
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The Camden Riversharks have a badass stadium.
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Lovely Photos
do you get many tourists in philadelphia?
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I see conflicting #'s for various years on the interweb, Forbes ranks Philly in the top 12 most visited U.S. cities. (July2007)
I have no idea why (nothing against Texas) Dallas & Houston rank higher.
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The below link ranks Philadelphia as the 3rd most historical city however Philadelphia and Boston are practically equal in my opinion.
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Very enjoyable. Some new angles that I haven't seen before too.
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Beautyful. Its hard to capture the entire skyline in one panorama.
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great pics.

what are these two buildings? the old one with the tower, and the art deco? how high are they?



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great pics.

what are these two buildings? the old one with the tower, and the art deco? how high are they?


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The Masonic Temple reaches 250ft in height. (1873)

One Penn Square East reaches 348ft in height (1902)
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