Tag Archives: Braddock

Braddock Farms

Braddock Farms is located on Braddock Avenue and is part of GrowPittsburgh.org.  It seems to get bigger each time I see it, and indeed that is the case.  When I last visited I was told that the produce would be … Continue reading

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Flower Windows Buildings

This is another of the frames exposed by my Sproket Rocket while in Braddock last month.  This is a more inclusive view of the Bromoil print I offered that included a detail of this view (Window Flowers).  The location is … Continue reading

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Window Flowers

As noted elsewhere, there are plenty of buildings that are marked to be taken down, and this is done by painting a number on the door.  I am not sure whether this particular house is to be destroyed, but the … Continue reading

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Braddock Graffiti

I have shot graphiti at Henryton – actually it is almost impossible to shoot in that location without including it.  There is surprisingly little in Braddock.  With so many buildings abandoned and marked to be taken down, it is interesting … Continue reading

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History Revealed

When buildings are taken down, if they have been attached to other buildings they leave interesting patterns.  One is able to explore these patterns with ease because they offer so many picturesque possibilities.  That is the case in this particular … Continue reading

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Liberty Baptist Church

There are several churches in Braddock.  Good Shepherd Catholic Church is a rather impressive structure and New Hope Baptist Church appears to be thriving.  Liberty Baptist Church does still exist (across the street from the Fourth Street Market), but not … Continue reading

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As everyone in Braddock knows, a number spray painted on a building indicates that it has been marked for demolition. Some are houses, others are buildings that held businesses that have long passed. The only question is when it will … Continue reading

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Building Ghosts

Admittedly the title is a play on words, as it is not clear whether this building is a ghost or the absence of the building has created a ghost. Nevertheless, they are basically the same thing. When structures are built … Continue reading

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Ask About

Some places in Braddock bring more questions than I am able to imagine answers.  Apparently this was a car dealership, as the text “Ask about our 36,000 mi. new car guarantee” suggests.  Where would these new cars have been stored?  … Continue reading

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Bell’s Market

Bell’s Market is one of two grocery stores I have seen in Braddock. I live within a mile of a large grocery store, so in a worst case scenario it would be of little consequence to walk to it to … Continue reading

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