Any regular reader of this site knows that we love fiberglass awnings just about as much as we love the Dallas Cowboys. For those unfamiliar, these awnings took South Philly (and other parts of the city as well) by storm several decades ago, and many homes have retained them after all these years. And they look utterly horrible.

An example

Zipping down Federal Street the other day, we spotted a new construction property on the southwest corner of 5th & Federal. And while its shiny new awnings aren’t the same crime against humanity as their older counterparts, we’re still not fans. Are you?

Still not doing anything for us

Better than the alternative, though