Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

An Evening Home For Wayward Sons

An Evening Home For Wayward Sons

April 14, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Unless you've intentionally walked down Center City's Van Pelt Street between Ludlow and Chestnut Streets, chances are you have, like us, passed by the 120-year-old building home of De La Salle in Towne. But where The Shadow lurks, there be stories, and this one has a long history of social well being > more

Nouveau du Nord: A North Philly Nouveau Mashup

Nouveau du Nord: A North Philly Nouveau Mashup

March 31, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Leave it to The Shadow to find one of the city's few (and finest) Art Nouveau buildings: the former Mulligan Funeral Home, now Rome Emmanuel Baptist Church, on Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia > more

On Revolution Museum, Readers Have Spoken

On Revolution Museum, Readers Have Spoken

March 18, 2014  |  Possible City

Signees of the "Declaration of Architectural Independence" had a lot to say about the proposed design for the Museum > more

The Newest Part Of The Oldest Theater

The Newest Part Of The Oldest Theater

March 17, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

The Walnut Street Theatre famously bills itself as the oldest in America, operating continuously since 1809. But its official address is actually next door at 825 Walnut, whose much younger history The Shadow Knows > more

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

March 11, 2014  |  Soapbox

Think a museum about revolution should be bold? Read and sign Nathaniel Popkin's "Declaration of Architectural Independence" > more