Posts Tagged ‘industrial architecture’

Abused, Neglected, But Not Forgotten: Top 10 Derelict Properties

Abused, Neglected, But Not Forgotten: Top 10 Derelict Properties

December 22, 2015  |  Developing Challenges, The Shadow Knows

Philadelphia erupted with real estate growth in 2015. Yet, some of the city's most noticeable properties remain ragged, empty and trapped in limbo. GroJLart has this year end survey of the city's top ten down-and-out buildings begging for redevelopment > more

Hugo Bilgram And His Machine Works

Hugo Bilgram And His Machine Works

November 25, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

Bilgram Machine Works at 12th and Spring Garden was the first reinforced concrete building in Philadelphia. The Shadow puts a spotlight on the formal industrial heavy weight and the busy Bavarian behind it > more

Indestructible At Broad And Callowhill

Indestructible At Broad And Callowhill

November 4, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K climbs the mountainous Terminal Commerce Building at Broad and Callowhill Streets to deliver this 360 degree view of the industrial giant > more

An Ambitious Publisher And His House Of Timber

An Ambitious Publisher And His House Of Timber

October 26, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

The Keyser Building on Arch Street was built with elegant simplicity, slow burning supports, and fire from the belly of a man with a voracious appetite for success. The Shadow cranks up the heat with this little ditty from Chinatown > more

Three Key Historic Neighborhood Buildings Recommended For Register

Three Key Historic Neighborhood Buildings Recommended For Register

September 16, 2015  |  News

The home of Pennsylvania's oldest African American congregation, a block of Victorian storefronts, and one of the last remnants of the city's commercial maritime past are recommended for placement on the Philadelphia Register > more