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Kevin McMahon

Kevin McMahon recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an M.S. in Historic Preservation and now works as an associate at Powers & Company, historic preservation consultants. He’s interested in architecture, development and the infinite layers, physical and historical, that Philadelphia contains.

Dilworth Due To Begin

Dilworth Due To Begin

November 8, 2011  |  News

After three years' planning, work on the remake of Dilworth Plaza set to begin in December--or is it? > more

Artifacts from a Filthier Age

Artifacts from a Filthier Age

October 19, 2011  |  Last Light

Photographing the boot scrapers of Center City, once a decorative and decorous way to remove mud, excrement and other undesirables from one's shoes > more

Designing Together

Designing Together

October 6, 2011  |  Soapbox

With 500 projects in 20 years, the Community Design Collaborative shows us how to get it done > more

Rowhouse Revised

Rowhouse Revised

September 26, 2011  |  Soapbox

An innovative affordable housing project in North Philly transcends its suburban appearance > more

Chestnut Filling

Chestnut Filling

September 20, 2011  |  News

Three important projects key Chestnut Street's latest evolution, filling the "hole in the doughnut" > more