Oh, Thank Goodness

Philaphilia is back.

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The new banner, even better than the old banner.

The historian/architecture critic GroJLart, well known for his potty mouth, has relaunched his beloved blog Philaphilia with a new logo and new design and new content to keep all of the building junkies happy.

In case you don’t know who he is, Gro (as we call him) writes thoughtful profiles in categories like Butt-Fugly Public Art of the Week, Old-Ass Buildings of the Week, Empty Lot of the Week, etc. He’s now offering editorials (“GroJLartitorials”) on subjects like 5 Ways To Help Save the Great Wall of Pennsylvania (PA Convention Center).




Don't be fooled by the lighthearted tone. This is thoughtful stuff, whether the word "fuck" appears or no. In the case of the benighted Convention Center, cursing is merited.

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  • thegreengrass

    This guy is awesome. His imaginative swearing only enhances the subject matter (because really, he feels what we all feel about sub-par architecture and missed opportunities).