Holiday Panorama

Holiday lights brighten Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia in this panoramic photograph. The display originated in the former Wannamaker Department Store in 1956.

Images of Meek

Countless signatures cover portraits of Meek Mill by artist Mark G on display in Center City Philadelphia last week. Mill was sentenced to prison earlier last month for violating probation on a roughly decade-old gun and drug case.

Rizzo mural defaced, 1999

The Frank Rizzo mural in South Philadelphia has been vandalized for so long that I was still shooting film when I made these pictures as police were investigating an incident near the end of the last millennium. According to my caption written that day in October, 1999: “It appeared that light bulbs, bottles, and Christmas…

More Dilworth reflections

I have been having more fun lately with the reflections created just after they turn off the fountains on Dilworth Park, in front of Philadelphia City Hall: The Clothespin reflects in water left by the fountains on Dilworth Park at Philadelphia City Hall just now: A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Jul 29,…

Silhouettes, undated

An artist paints his canvas on a pedestrian bridge in the Fairmount neighborhood, not far from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The 37-foot William Penn statue stands atop Philadelphia City Hall in the distance. I have no idea when I took this picture but it was probably during the 1990s. I remember spotting the scene…