Posts Tagged ‘Shadow Knows’

Brooding Drueding on the Cusp

Brooding Drueding on the Cusp

May 23, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

For decades, a contiguous eight-and-ten-story complex has loomed over Fifth & Master, a behemoth reminder of the loss of industry. But! The Shadow sees light at the end of the tunnel for the Drueding Brothers building, a.k.a. the Umbrella Factory > more

Secrets Of A House Of Cadavers, Reanimated As Condos

Secrets Of A House Of Cadavers, Reanimated As Condos

May 9, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

Hard to believe that Thomas Jefferson University's mammoth, ever-expanding healthcare system was once a tiny obscure medical school. The Shadow give us the diagnosis on Jefferson's old Institute of Anatomy at 11th and Clinton Streets, where the school gained momentum and notoriety > more

In Rittenhouse Square, A Parish Hall That's Seen It All

In Rittenhouse Square, A Parish Hall That’s Seen It All

April 25, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

Billiards, hospital beds, food bank, and Father Divine. If this building had a resume "versatility" would be at the top of its skills set. The Shadow takes a look behind the doors of this former parish hall at 21st and Naudain > more

Elegy For A Building Whose Life Was Cut Short

Elegy For A Building Whose Life Was Cut Short

April 11, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow looks back at Haseltine Building, a beautiful contemporary of the Hale Building that ended in flames and misfortune > more

The Shadow Peels Back The Layers At 13th And Race

The Shadow Peels Back The Layers At 13th And Race

March 28, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

On a block built out by Bricklayers, this old industrial shop at 13th and Race Streets keeps step with the changing neighborhood after 90 years of reuse > more