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Old Posted Dec 9, 2013, 1:59 AM
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HARRISBURG | Pennsylvania's Capital City























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Those row houses are amazing. Photos are very devoid of people....but the buildings are great.
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Nice pictures! I always love seeing Harrisburg, although I usually just drive past. Downtown has great building stock.
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I always think of Harrisburg this time of year. All the stores downtown used to decorate their windows with Christmas displays (Santa, trains, elves, etc) and we'd go there to check them out. Thanks for the visual update!
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I always felt Harrisburg was the creation of Philadelphia having a baby with West Virginia.
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Nice tour and nice city. Thanks for your pictures of Harrisburg, Thundertubs.

Beautiful architecture and very pretty Capitol. I like the stone facades in many buildings.

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I always felt Harrisburg was the creation of Philadelphia having a baby with West Virginia.
Hahaha, I can see it! Thats pretty good.
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Harrisburg looks great!
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Nice, its been a number of years now since anyone posted photos of Harrisburg.
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It looks like it a lot bigger skyline-wise than it's population though the city's land area is so small it is ridiculous.
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..The Burg is looking capital...
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Dang. Some of the housing stock is killer then other parts are completely junk. It's a shame.
But downtown looks amazing. And I bet VERY few people who work there actually live in it.
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I always felt Harrisburg was the creation of Philadelphia having a baby with West Virginia.
Good call. It totally has some Philly housing but most of it just looks straight up like Charleston, WV.
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Both towns do have similar housing but to compare the two and say they are a creation of some mingling is not so. They are from the same era, just as similar eras can be reflected in towns/cities past and present.
......If you go to any suburban suburbs today they all look very similar..
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Both towns do have similar housing but to compare the two and say they are a creation of some mingling is not so. They are from the same era, just as similar eras can be reflected in towns/cities past and present.
......If you go to any suburban suburbs today they all look very similar..
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Twins, IMO.
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Harrisburg voters recently ousted Mayor Linda Thompson. We thought we had it bad with her until we heard about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
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Great job... Harrisburg has a really impressive "big city" downtown... love the shot of the cooling towers.
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Great job... Harrisburg has a really impressive "big city" downtown... love the shot of the cooling towers.
I believe those cooling towers belong to the infamous 3 Mile Island.
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For a smaller medium sized city, it definitely has a larger city feel to it. Thanks for the photos!!
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I always felt Harrisburg was the creation of Philadelphia having a baby with West Virginia.


in all my time in harrisburg, i don't think i've ever seen that ymca. that's great. excellent set, tubsie. great attention to detail on the PA capitol. on the side facing the river, there are sculptures of allegorical figures, nudes in the ancient greek style, and one of the dudes has a boner.
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