Buildings in Philly...

October 9, 2009

Here’s the view from my friends’ home:

view from madhu's window

One building had lights to illuminate the others:

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distant philly downtown 021009 Here's one building that belongs to the Jefferson Institute: jefferson institute This one, near the Liberty Bell (more about that later) says, The Bourse, so it's the Stock Exchange: the bourse I was intrigued by the lighthouse tower on this house! lighthouse house This is the historic Valley Green Inn (The wedding I went to attend was held here) valley green inn This is the re-created long stable building, built with the same wooden joinery that the original was: long stable bldg valley green inn The Philadelphia Art Museum philly art museum 031009 I could never have guessed what this building was (in Flourtown) philly cricket club It was the Cricket Club , estd. 1854! philly cricket club signbd I loved this narrow little old house: narrow house Another building that housed the Hard Rock Cafe hard rock cafe Here are some of the buildings, including the City Hall city hall and penn st A more panoramic view of the buildings downtown: downtown sights 041009 Here's the Free Library, surely one of the greatest treasures for a Philadelphian: free library A video of a 360-degree turn on the steps of the Art Museum, at night, with a full moon:

And of course, the sight of the sun behind some of the skyscrapers was irresistible:

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