Eyeball Bender From The Past

Like it was in 1894, this corner “lager beer and liquor establishment” is still a bar today, albeit one that has had a few owners in just the past couple of years. It’s admittedly a tough one. We’ll drop some hits via Twitter and the comments throughout the afternoon.
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Check out the swinging saloon doors too. And you thought they were just in the movies!

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  • stone bologna

    yell’o bar

  • http://brewbrog.blogspot.com me

    prohibition taproom

  • Sue

    Dirty Frank’s

  • Mike

    It is Rembrandt’s at 23rd and Aspen Streets in the Art Museum area

  • http://twitter.com/tlavideo David Gorgos

    Knock has had a few owners, but the shape of the building is all wrong (unless it’s a mirror image).

    Maybe Finn McCool’s?

  • KDay

    Ten Stone?

  • bnh

    irish times?

  • Jimmy

    Pub and Kitchen

  • http://foobooz.com Foobooz

    Eyeball Bender hint: Today, you’d consider the location a bit off the beaten track.

  • http://brewbrog.blogspot.com me

    isnt it pro tap? the handwriting at the bottom right looks like it says “SE Corner 13th & Buttonwood”

  • http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=13th+and+buttonwood&sll=39.951639,-75.163808&sspn=0.581114,1.359558&ie=UTF8&ll=39.960926,-75.159515&spn= Brian

    I agree that it says 13th and buttonwood. If you check phillyhistory.org it even shows this picture there… But looking at google street view. I can’t believe it’s the same building. They look very different

  • http://brewbrog.blogspot.com me

    yea it doesnt look anything like the building as it is now. the bricks have been covered and the windows have been altered. 115 years and countless bars have come and gone.

  • tk

    bishops collar

  • http://foobooz.com Foobooz

    Everyone who guessed Prohibition Taproom, you are correct. It certainly looks different today.

  • AlexTim

    St Stephens Green