|My niece Karen Tipton on our Philadelphia roof deck January 1979|
Bill and I lived in Center City Philadelphia from 1969 to 1980. We lived in a row house at 2409 Naudain Street, one block away from the famous South Street of the Motown hit song. Those eleven years were some of the best years of our lives, especially my life.
|Me working on my |
I was able to walk to work. I was also about to walk to my favorite
|Our Naudain Street Philadelphia home with room on roof|
Oh how well I remember helping him carry up about hundred cement cinder blocks up three stories to the roof. A LOT OF WORK, but well worth it.
|Bill on our roof deck|
Once the job was completed, we had a beautiful, free view of the Philadelphia skyline. The photo at the beginning of this blog shows my niece Karen Tipton posing with the Philly skyline behind her. The view was just as outstanding at night.
|The other view of Philadelphia from our roof deck|
That little row house, which we bought for $27,000 in 1968 sold for $592,000 in July of 2009! Who would've thunk?