16th & Chestnut Street in Center City.
Ellie Moniz’s “City Rain” watercolor captures a rainy day scene at 16th & Chestnut Street in Center City. Moniz is a Philadelphia area artist who specializes in Delaware Valley cityscapes and landscapes. See more of her whimsical yet realistic watercolors at elliemoniz.com.

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