Stephen Stofka is interested in the urban form and the way we change it. A graduate of the Geography and Urban Studies program at Temple University, he enjoys examining the architecture, siting, streetscapes, transportation, access, and other subtle elements that make a city a city.
Brutalism made fertile, says Stephen Stofka about Drexel University's new Papdakis Integrated Sciences Center, reviewed here > more
Take the Stofka tour through the deepest, farthest reaches of South Philly > more
Wissahickon--the extreme lowest part of Lower Roxborough--moves from city to suburb and back again, in both Victorian and mid-century variations, in little more than a short trek up or down the hill. Join Steve Stofka as he probes this area with his ever-inquisitive eye > more
A developer's proposal for the former Ivy Ridge Personal Care facility, which closed in 2009 after massive criminal violations, falls short of our urban expectations > more
Take an exhaustive grand tour of Parkside with the careful--and hopeful--eye of Stephen Stofka > more