The stately façade of Aldine Garage on Sansom Street makes today's parking garages look like a cost cutting afterthought. The Shadow chauffeurs us back to the 1930s when luxury and parking spaces went hand in hand > more
Barbara Eberlein talks architectural archeology, creative rehabilitation, and historic preservation with 21st century sensibilities > more
The corner building at 52nd and Spruce has changed more hands in its nine decades on the block than one can count. The Shadow does the math on this overlooked West Philadelphia landmark > more
Neighborhood Nomination: What Building Would You Like To See On The Philadelphia Register Of Historic Places?
As the building boom gains momentum Philadelphia's neighborhoods are losing their defining built history and architectural character. We want you to speak up for the building you care about most and get involved by taking our survey > more
The Shadow checks in for a short stay at the Hotel Carlyle in Francisville, one of the city's last boarding house hotels, and another address with a long, strange story to tell > more