Field Guide to Philadelphia’s New Row House Architecture

December 2, 2012 | by Hidden City Staff


What makes one row house look better than another? We’ve got some possible answers in the first installment of our survey of new construction in G-Ho


We continue with the second installment of our dissection of the exterior architecture of new row houses in G-Ho with a look at the front entrance–the good, the bad, and the ugly


The third installment of our Field Guide series on new construction row houses takes a look at bay windows and balconies. These design elements provide more opportunity for creativity, for better…and for worse.


In this final installment of our Field Guide To New Row House Construction, architect Michael Burlando goes A to Z reviewing 26 contemporary Graduate Hospital row houses that hope to break the mold

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Hidden City Staff This article was produced in collaboration with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and written by Patrick Glennon. Located at 1300 Locust Street and open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, HSP is one of the nation’s largest archives of historical documents, with over 21 million manuscripts, books, and graphic images encompassing centuries of US history. Find upcoming public programs, start your own research project, and learn more about HSP.

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