Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Fishtown section of Philadelphia - an old fashioned neighborhood

Had some business in Philadelphia today on Delaware Avenue. I briefly got lost on the way and found myself in a working class neighborhood in Philadelphia that in other parts of Philadelphia might be a slum except...except it was an old fashioned neighborhood. It was not wealthy - but it was clean and charming. It was white, the bars were mostly Irish, there were very few For Sale signs - and no abandoned buildings, or drunks passed out on the sidewalk, or people just hanging out on the street.

An Irish house

Good fences make good neighbors

A lovely tree-lined street

Two sweet doors, bedecked with Easter bonnets.


Anonymous Elizabeth Smith said...

I love that pink tree. I can't remember the name right now. Some time try taking a picture of the blooms on the ground, it turns out beautiful. I wish I had a photo to show you.

Well have a great White day!

2:32 PM  
Blogger PuckPan said...

Thank you Liz - always makes me smile when you stop by for a visit.

I'll take your advice on the ground pic. Enjoy this lovely weather with your lovely family.

Peace ..tom

3:22 PM  

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