Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

Catalyst Of The North City

Catalyst Of The North City

July 21, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At Broad and Chew, the Shadow uncovers the story of a tragic figure and the landmark he left for the ages > more

Forgotten No More: the LeGar Building

Forgotten No More: the LeGar Building

July 7, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow gets crushes on buildings, like a lot of us here at the Daily. The latest object of his affection is this neglected beauty across the street from Jeweler's Row > more

Chambers-Wylie, Limestone Legacy On Broad Street

Chambers-Wylie, Limestone Legacy On Broad Street

June 16, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

If the Kimmel Center embodies the ambition of the Avenue of the Arts, the empty lot across the street exemplifies its missed opportunity. But with the SLS International soon to fill that gap, it will nestle up against a 114-year-old survivor. The Shadow, who'll soon be leading tours of South Broad Street, takes us inside the layered history of the Chambers-Wylie Presbyterian Church, now Broad Street Ministry > more

The Best Little Wigwam In Kensington

The Best Little Wigwam In Kensington

June 2, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At 2852 Frankford Avenue, a nice enough two-story building looks like it'd fit in early 20th Century small town Pennsylvania just as well as Kensington. Look a little closer to see the Native in a headdress—signifying the Improved Order of Red Men, the fraternal organization who built this object of The Shadow's affection > more

At 200, The Athenaeum Thinks About The Library Of The Future

At 200, The Athenaeum Thinks About The Library Of The Future

May 13, 2014  |  Buzz

Tonight kicks of a design competition that seeks visions of the library in the 21st century > more