American Railway Express Company Garage, 3000 block of Cecil B Moore Ave, Strawberry Mansion, North Philly.

I have to say, I really love this building, I’m a sucker for a good sign. According to the Wikipedia, it was constructed in 1922 as a place to pick up express packages from trains and deliver them by truck. The building also joined the National Register of Historic Places in August 2006.

It seems to have had a couple failed development attempts since 2005, first an Artists’ Loft called Eastern Lofts and then a food distribution center for┬áCommon Market.

Now you can buy it for $350,000. I hope someone does and restores that great sign.


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