Sad But True:

Demolition at Schmidt's

March, 2001

April 15, 2001

Old and new brewhouses

April 15, 2001

Looking north towards Girard Ave.

April 15, 2001

June 29, 2001

June 29, 2001

Old brewhouse

June 29, 2001

December 1, 2001

Looking south from Poplar & American Sts.

February 24, 2002

February 24, 2002

Looking southwest from Girard Ave. The skyline is now visible.

February 24, 2002

A pile of rubble is all that remains, affording a spectacular panorama of neighborhoods and the center city skyline (note the Yuengling billboard off of I-95).

 

For further information on the Schmidt's demolition:

Heavens, Alan J. "Re-creating a neighborhood." Philadelphia Inquirer. Feb. 9, 2003. Sec. K, pg. 1.

Wagner, Rich. "Another One Bites the Dust (Schmidt's Demolition)." Mid-Atlantic Brewing News. June/July, 2001.


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