Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Milk Bottle Water Tower

For over 75 years a milk bottle water tower has stood atop a now-abandoned dairy. It's rusty, not milky.
Address:
2000 Dreer St., Philadelphia, PA
Directions:
In the Kensington neighborhood, northeast of downtown. The bottle is best viewed from the south side of Coral St. just west of its intersection with Dreer St.
Admission:
Free
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Milk Bottle Water Tower

Abandoned milk bottle water tower still stands atop the old Harbisons' Dairy building in the heart of the up-and-coming Kensington area of Philly. The dairy closed in the mid-1960s but the bottle remains, although it's pretty rusty.

[Poes, 02/25/2017]

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