Posts Tagged ‘Shadow Knows’

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

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

Willis G. Hale, Is That You!?!?!

Willis G. Hale, Is That You!?!?!

May 12, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At 1421 West Girard Avenue, an ornate and handsome three-story home stands amongst ornate and handsome brethren on both the local and national Registers of Historic Places—despite origins unknown. And yet, The Shadow Knows it's got all the hallmarks of his favorite architect, Willis G. Hale > more

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