When it comes to architectural literature, the common complaint is "Too much talk about Le Corbusier and his five points of architecture, not enough use of the phrase 'F***tocracy'". Well now you can quit your f***ing whining, thanks to PhilaPhilia
From the mind of a history buff/critic, PP's a Philly-centric real estate & architecture blog hosting posts liberally laced with both deep-cut historical knowledge and deeper-cut profanity, with musings including of-the-week categories like "Old-Ass Building", and "Lost Building", which probably should have stopped shocking everyone after they found, like, their 17th hatch. Some choice excerpts
Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Co
"If you want a big stone fortress, who ya gonna call? Third Level Grandmaster of the Incredible Frank Furness! Furness was like, 'Motherf***er, that's easy. I'm gonna give it a kick-ass tower! S***, why have one tower when you can have two? Also, I could put cool-ass crap all over it!'. And he did.
1919 Market St
"Brandywine Realty Trust must have had too much brandywine, because now they're throwing their hat into the game. They just purchased this Desert of Development for the bargain price of 9.3 million dollars. They're being b*****s about letting anybody know what their plans are, but at this point we know it will be mixed-use, which means that it will probably have three apartments and a Lidz store.
Provident Life and Trust Co
"Look at this Corner of Century-long Crotch Kicks. They sure as s*** don't make 'em like this anymore. It seems to get larger as you look from ground to sky, it has conical towers up the wazoo, alternating brick colors, and little details everywhere. Hell f***ing yeah."