My Home Town

 

I have been traveling back to my home town of Philadelphia, PA on several occasions and while there took several pictures.  I would like to share them with everyone, so I decided to make this page with them on.

 

August 29-30 2018

 

Gear Bench Flowers in front of the Sheraton Society Hill Trolley passing in front of the hotel.

 

Old wheelbarrow full of cannonballs at the Fairmount Water Works Venting steam from under the ground Ferry that sails between Philly & Camden.

 

 

July 4-5 2018

I'm entering the Schuylkill Banks Park One of the boys who came out of the river to find something to eat. Ferris Wheel at Penn's Landing

 

Jr. on Race Street Pier Part of the new Rail Park The Falls at East Falls

 

USS JFK at the Navy Yard On the parking lot wall in Manayunk The Canadians in the Schuylkill Canal

 

April 2018

This once beautiful church houses Belmont Academy Charter School I'm in front of the famous Melrose Diner Obelisk in front of the Sheraton Properties by the airport.

 

Sugar House Casino on North Delaware Ave CSX in the yard on North Delaware Ave. Wild Philly Car.

 

December 2017

 

Norfolk & Southern off Delaware Ave. Deck the Hall  Light Show Dilworth Park Roxborough High School

 

October 2017

 

"Weaving Cultures" mural on Southwark School Benjamin Franklin at FranklinTown Trolley on Girard Ave.

 

August 2017

 

6ABC's balloon at the Philadelphia Zoo Huge walking Tooth Hot Pepper at Johnny Manana's on Ridge Ave.

 

Me talking to Lacee on South 17th St

 

July 2017

 

Philly's Finest relaxing before the fireworks Philly's Finest watching the people leave the fireworks Falls Bridge

 

June 2017

 

One of the Valet's from the Sheraton Don Quizote Statue Back of the Art Museum

 

Japanese Houses in the Art Museum Armored horse and riderin the Art Museum University of Pennsylvania Hospital

 

February 2017

 

29th Ward Gold Star Mothers & Wives

Brewerytown section of Philly

Strwaberry Mansion Green Countrie Town

 

December 2016

 

Me in front of Little Sicily II Pizza Christmas Tree in front of the Sheraton Society Hill Christmas Tree inside the Sheraton

 

Christmas Tree at Dilworth Park Dilworth Skate Rink Merry Go Round inside City Hall

 

October 2016

 

Tanker on the Delaware River Franz Schubert in Fairmount Park Obama on El support at 52nd St Station

 

Trolley on Lancaster Ave, WXPN University of Pennsylvania's radio Station. Huge crane hanging over Chestnut St.

 

My Birthday August 29, 2016

 

Walnut St walk-over to Penn's Landing Independence Visitors Center Bookbinders on Walnut St behind the hotel.

 

Philly at night (JFK Blvd.) Divine Lorraine Hotel South Street Harbor Park

 

Philly July 2016

 

Jules & Brandon at the Sheraton Massachusetts Donkey at the Sheraton Me and a statue of Kwan Yin on South 4th St.

 

USS JFK at the Navy Yard Rowers on the Schuylkill River Chuck eating a steak salad at Outback

 

Philly June 2016

 

Angel at the front desk in the Sheraton Society Hill Lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill Ten Ten Chinese Restaurant on Race St.

 

Municipal Services Building on JFK Blvd McDonalds on Arch & Board Twin Buildings

 

Philly March 2016

 

The Immigration Building North 6th St. Between Race & Arch

Me at the Viet Nam Memorial

 

"The Stroll" on South St. over I95 A Seagull waiting for something to eat. A Tug on the Delaware River

 

Philly December 2015

 

Street Drummers at Dilworth Park Skating at Dilworth Park Christmas Tree at LOVE Park

 

Me at Race Street Pier Me holding the statue hand of Frank Rizzo Walnut St at Night

 

Philly for my birthday, August 28,29 & 30 2015

 

Lacee from the Sheraton Birthday present from Lacee & Angel Our Favorite Pizzeria

 

Mindi Abair Concert at Penn's Landing Ukee Washington  (KYW) & Michael Tozzi (WJJZ) Mindi Abair

 

LOVE Park Boathouse Row Fairmount Water Works

 

 

On June 27 and 28 we were in the city for the coming of the Tall Ships

 

Philadelphia Electric Delaware Plant Downtown Philly Postal Museum

 

Tall Ship 1 Tall Ship 2 Tall Ship 3

 

Dredge McFarland Paddle Ducks South Street Park

 

 

Here's more pictures we took on Christmas 2014.

 

We stayed at the Sheraton Society Hill Fantastic lobby in the Sheraton Drexel University

 

Christmas Tree inside City Hall Dilworth Park Skating Rink Welcome Park founded by William Penn

 

Downtown Philly bicycle Police Officer USS New Jersey from our window

 

 

 Pictures on my birthday August 29 2014.

 

"The Link" Navy Yard City Hall Cornerstone

 

 

US Coast Guard 250th Memorial Benjamin Franklin's Grave William Penn's Prayer

 

 

CSX running through center city Benjamin Franklin Carpenter Statue The Mint

 

 

Valerie Simpson Concert at Penn's Landing

 

 

These pictures were taken Fourth of July weekend 2008.

 

 

Penn's Landing Entrance

 USS Carney home from 4 years deployment.

Fountains at Penn's Landing

 

 

Liberty Bell USS New Jersey docked in the harbor Independence Hall

 

 

Fountain at Love Park Me & Chcuk Rodin Museum

 

 

Chuck in front of Eastern State Penitnetiary Cellblock 7 Al Capone's Cell

 

 

Chief Justice John Maeshall behind the Art Museum Famous Rocky Statue at the Art Museum

 

 

WJJZm my favorite jazz station at Penn's Landing Action News Mobile unit at Penn's Landing

 

 

Boyz II Men at Penn's Landing.
With 25,000 people in attendance, it was hard to get close to them.

 

More older pictures on Page 2

 

Michael Tozzi from WJJZ has this excellent internet jazz station, give it a listen.

 

 

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