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St Bonaventure Church (Philadelphia, PA) | Dismantled

St Bonaventure Church (Philadelphia, PA) | Dismantled - St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church
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Some days you can find words to rail against the enormity and senselessness of loss, and others your tongue fails you and all you can do is stare, agape and aghast, as the things you love are dismantled before your eyes.

Photograph taken during the demolition on St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church, Philadelphia, 2014.

If you'd like to learn more about this location, it is a featured chapter in the book "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences," which you can order signed copies of here. It's also available (unsigned) through Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Powells/Indiebound/Booksamillion.

You may also be interested in my new book, Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other online booksellers across the globe.

Photograph and unattributed text by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America.


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