GroJLart is the anonymous foulmouthed blogger of Philaphilia, where he critiques Philadelphia architecture, history, and design. He resides in Washington Square West. GroJLart has contributed to Naked Philly, the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog, and Philadelphia Magazine's Property Blog.
The Bonbright Building isn't just the prettiest one on the 1500 block of Locust Street. Dozens of top architects of the the 1930s and 40s shared the building with building contractors and interior designers. The Shadow takes us inside > more
The Shadow unlocks the history behind this swanky old storage facility in University City > more
The Shadow gives us a stiff lesson on corpse storage and the history of Philadelphia's morgues > more
The Shadow takes us north on funky Frankford Avenue where a former liquor store and meeting hall keeps the drinks coming after more than a century. > more
The Shadow takes a look at indiscriminate demolition and the state of preservation in Philadelphia from the windows of the Horn Building > more