Another in a series of posts tracing the evolution of two vacated business sites.
The opening up of new markets, foreign or domestic, and the organizational development from the craft shop and factory to such concerns as U.S. Steel illustrate the same process of industrial mutation–if I may use that biological term–that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one. This process of Creative Destruction is the essential fact about capitalism. It is what capitalism consists in and what every capitalist concern has got to live in. . . .
32nd and Market Streets, Camp Hill, PA, 13 June 2009
Excavation done, the framework of the new structure starts to rise.
Carlisle Pike, Silver Spring Township, PA, 13 June 2009
The song remains the same at LB Smith.