Bok Tech – Auditorium

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools. I wrote … Continue reading

Bok Tech – Carpentry

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools. I wrote … Continue reading

Bok Tech – Library

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools. I wrote … Continue reading

Bok Tech – Cosmetology

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools. I wrote … Continue reading

Bok Tech – Biology + Chemistry

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools. I wrote … Continue reading

Bok Tech – scenes from a closing school

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For the past several months, I have been extensively documenting the Edward W. Bok Technical High School, located at 9th and Mifflin in South Philadelphia. Bok Tech is one of a handful of the city’s remaining technical schools.  I wrote about the … Continue reading

The Philadelphia Public School Notebook’s Annual Celebration

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The Philadelphia Public School Notebook is one of my favorite newspapers anywhere. Because they only report on issues related to public education in Philadelphia, they are able to shine a light on the minutiae that less focused news outlets don’t have … Continue reading

Spring Garden School No1

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In 2011 I was able to photograph this beautiful abandoned school building. Spring Garden School No1, located on 12th street between Ogden and Parrish, was designed by Philadelphia School District chief architect Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1928. It … Continue reading

Northeast Manual Training School/ Northeast High School / Edison High School / Julia De Burgos Middle School

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In late 2011, I was able to photograph this gorgeous old school that had been abandoned for nearly a decade and suffered a four alarm fire just a few months before. Located at 8th and Lehigh, the building, designed by … Continue reading

School Portraits

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Last Spring I was able to document the first three Philadelphia public schools to close as a result of massive budget shortfalls: Harrison Elementary, Drew Elementary and Fitzsimons High.  Nine of the photos were displayed in a month long exhibition … Continue reading