Inside the Late Edison High School, Philadelphia’s Forgotten Castle

A couple of great photographers and some beautiful, if not heartbreaking, shots of old Philadelphia.

Streets Dept

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(Photos byRuin Porn)

I recently stumbled across my potentially greatest Instagram find ever – @RuinPorn, a stunning array of Urbex pictures of abandoned Philadelphia. (Urbex stands for ‘urban exploration,’ if you were wondering!)

Over the 2 plus years I’ve been running this blog, I’ve been lucky enough to take a few such adventures myself, so this was right up my alley (and yours too, probably.)

After my excitement wore down a bit I reached out to the creator of the account (who would for obvious reasons like to remain nameless, and who I will refer to simply as Ruin Porn) only to find out that she was a huge fan of my blog too!

Long story short, I asked her if she would like to submit any of her photos to Streets Dept – and she said yes. Leaving us where we are today, with…

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About deb

Wandering and wondering - taking it all in -- and increasingly shaking my head. Who are we and how did we get to this here? And, what, where and how next? Putting what I see and think out there in pictures and always looking for other ways, hence, this blog. This blog, like me, is a work in process and still doesn't quite know what it wants to be when it grows up.
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