Disappearing Act: Revisiting the Sites of Brandywine, Liberty Bell and Garden State

You go to these places and it’s hard to imagine there was once so much life there, places where harness racing once thrived. Now they’re Home Depots, Burger Kings, Cheesecake Factories and Dollar Stores. Or they’re condo or housing complexes, such familiar sights all over America that they overwhelm you with their boringness.