Name That Photo: Notice Anything?

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Name That Photo: Notice Anything? 

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The city of Philadelphia is full of amazing architecture that blends modern, contemporary with historical style. Walking the streets I came across this building that at first glance is clearly historical. Yet as I began to take a closer look I noticed something unique. Do you notice anything? 

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Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 

 

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Trisha Bush-LeFore
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Laura,

Is that Gumby the stretchy dude in the center? I'm probably totally off.

Jan 05, 2015 12:52 AM #1
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Bruce Walter
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Laura, my thoughts exactly as Trisha said about Gumby and maybe a Caspar the Ghost figure behind it.  Curious to see what you have to say!

Jan 05, 2015 01:31 AM #2
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Laura,

My bet is on Gumby also...I am wondering what you saw,  I even enlarged the picutre and it still looked like Gumby.  A

Jan 05, 2015 01:51 AM #3
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Erin Bates
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Yes that post over the entrance doesn't seem to fit.  What can it be?

Jan 05, 2015 02:01 AM #4
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Liz Wallace
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It looks like a Church of some kind.  Gumby is green and this one is yellow and only has one arm.

Jan 05, 2015 02:48 AM #5
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Liz and Bill Spear
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That certainly does look like Gumby!  I wonder where Pokey is?

Jan 05, 2015 04:53 AM #6
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Ed Silva
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At the very least, I appreciate the symmetry of the building

Jan 05, 2015 12:07 PM #7
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Katerina Gasset
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Only people from theAcademy of Fine Arts can think of making a yellow Gumby. That's art!

Jan 05, 2015 12:28 PM #8
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Never can tell what you will find in Center City Philadelphia. Art and historic buildings everywhere. Now some historic buildings are used as hotels!
So, do Katerina and Nestor get the prize for guessing?
Lynn

Jan 05, 2015 07:05 PM #9
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Barbara Altieri
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Sure looks like a dayglo Gumby front and center!

Jan 06, 2015 02:17 AM #10
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Judith Parker
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Good evening Laura ... beautiful building and looking forward to hearing what you saw.

Jan 06, 2015 08:16 AM #11
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Lou Ludwig
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Laura

Is it the original Mc Donalds build in Philadelphia before the arches. . . . I don't have a clue . . . . Let us know what it is.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Jan 06, 2015 12:27 PM #12
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Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint
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Fun post Laura you little buggar you.  Before looking at the comments I was thinking Gumby as well.  Oh do tell   Mark

Jan 06, 2015 03:03 PM #13
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Joan Cox
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Laura, was reading all the comments to find out exactly what that is, and sure does look like Gumby! 

Jan 06, 2015 10:57 PM #14
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Larry Johnston
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Hi Laura Cerrano ,  I have not seen a yellow Gumby before.  I thought he was green!  It looks like Gumby to me. Since it the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, I would say it is so.

Jan 07, 2015 04:52 AM #15
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Gumby!?!...they found Gumby!!?

Jan 07, 2015 12:13 PM #16
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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OK Laura what are you doing in Philadelphia? Then on top "walking the streets" might be misconstrued by people who are not your friends:))LOL, Endre

Jan 07, 2015 03:53 PM #17
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Thank you all for participating! Here is a link for the answer :)

 

http://activerain.com/blogsview/4573349/name-that-photo--notice-anything----answer?show_share=1

Jan 07, 2015 10:51 PM #18
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