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Location DB > United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > United States Gypsum
United States Gypsum
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created by Captain Obvious on 11/25/2006 4:30 PM
last modified by Scarecrow on 9/19/2010 4:25 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Large industrial facilities and two small office buildings.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Owner: Terra Environmental Contractors
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • Car thieves
  •  Interesting Features
    --Giant pits
    --Many sheds
    --Old machinery
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1950
    Closed: 1980
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • head protection
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Mask, depending on where you want to go.
    Manufacturing facility for United States Gypsum, later operated by C and J Associates.
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     Future Plans
    Included in Philly's hopping tourist market as a vacant lot.

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    Sat, Nov 25th, 2006
    posted by Captain Obvious
    8 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 9/20/2010 2:59 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 20 10 at 14:59, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 19 10 at 16:25, Scarecrow changed the following: Status, Future Plans
  • on Dec 5 06 at 2:41, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 4 06 at 2:33, Captain Obvious changed the following: Owner
  • on Nov 26 06 at 10:27, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 25 06 at 16:42, Captain Obvious made this location available
  • on Nov 25 06 at 16:41, Captain Obvious updated gallery Scouting
  • on Nov 25 06 at 16:41, Captain Obvious updated gallery picture 8
  • on Nov 25 06 at 16:41, Captain Obvious updated gallery picture 7
  • on Nov 25 06 at 16:41, Captain Obvious updated gallery picture 6
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