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PhillyHistory AR

Travel & Local

Download this app if: you want a closer look at Philadelphia's historic architecture.


Developer Notes

Augmented Reality by is a prototype application that enables you to see Philadelphia like never before. Point your phone at a nearby building or street and discover historic photos of that location, pulled from the database of over 93,000 images.
A project of...


If I could give this 10 bars I would — This is an AWESOME app that lets you see Philadelphia in a new way. It uses augmented reality to show you the history of thousands of sites. It shows you historic photos superimposed over what's there currently, over 93,000 of them. A lot of public funding went into this app and a lot of Philly...