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Exploring Urban Philadelphia’s Changing Face



Urban Exploration
 – Growing collection of images depicting development projects in and around Philadelphia, PA.
Most images in this slideshow are previously published as part of the NW Philly coverage of WHYY’s NewsWorks.org & PlanPhilly.org. The photos in this growing collection are shot over the past years in and around Philadelphia, PA.
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Hop on over to PetaPixel for more on ‘roof topping’, ‘underbelly photography’ and other forms that might be considered dangerous to public safety.

By Michael Zang – March 20, 2013: National Counterterrorism Center: Urban Exploration Photos Pose Security Risk

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Alleged vandalism at Quaker construction site causes $500,000 in damages (via NewsWorks)

Signs of vandalism are show at the construction site of the Quaker Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. ..The operating cabin of a construction crane is rendered useless by fire. The crane is parked on the construction site of the future new Quakers Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. (Access to additional material on request) (Bas Slabbers)
Signs of vandalism are show at the construction site of the Quaker Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. ..The operating cabin of a construction crane is rendered useless by fire. The crane is parked on the construction site of the future new Quakers Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. (Access to additional material on request) (photo: Bas Slabbers)

Philadelphia police are investigating an alleged case of vandalism at the construction site of a highly anticipated Quaker meetinghouse in Chestnut Hill. The suspected arson occurred sometime between 4 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday at 20 E. Mermaid…

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