Posts Tagged ‘Victorian architecture’

Ralston Center Celebrates 200 Years Of Senior Care

Ralston Center Celebrates 200 Years Of Senior Care

May 3, 2017  |  Vantage

Ralston Center, a former Victorian residence for aging women on Chestnut Street, commemorates 200 years of service for the elderly with wellness programs and community outreach. Karen Chernick has the story > more

Decidedly Different West Philadelphia Twins

Decidedly Different West Philadelphia Twins

July 13, 2016  |  Last Light

Conflicting decisions often make for creative, architectural combinations. Contributor Starr Herr-Cardillo examines the colorful contrast of twins in West Philly with this photo essay > 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

Photographing The Abandoned City

Photographing The Abandoned City

January 28, 2014  |  Vantage

Vincent Feldman's long-awaited book presents a haunting portrait of Philadelphia in the 1990s and early 2000s, when so many remarkable buildings were vacant or in ruins. We spoke with him last week > more

The Architecture of Wissahickon: Urban, Suburban, Mid-Century, Victorian

The Architecture of Wissahickon: Urban, Suburban, Mid-Century, Victorian

January 20, 2012  |  Vantage

Wissahickon--the extreme lowest part of Lower Roxborough--moves from city to suburb and back again, in both Victorian and mid-century variations, in little more than a short trek up or down the hill. Join Steve Stofka as he probes this area with his ever-inquisitive eye > more