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Theresa Stigale

Theresa Stigale was born and raised in Southwest Philly. She earned a B.B.A. from Temple University in 1983. Theresa is a photographer as well as a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker, developer and instructor. In the past ten years, she has documented the loft conversion projects that she and her partners have completed in Philadelphia, from stately old abandoned warehouses covered with graffiti to vintage factories, some still active with manufacturing. Visit her web site at TheresaStigalePhotography.com. E-mail her at: theresa[at]mgrealestate[dot]com

Willy Wonka of North Philadelphia

Willy Wonka of North Philadelphia

April 6, 2012  |  Makin' It

A behind-the-scenes look at S. Zitner's, makers of Butter Krak Eggs. The company produces candy in a former foundry using vintage machinery and marble tables > more

Live/Work: outcast studios

Live/Work: outcast studios

March 16, 2012  |  Live/Work

In the first of an occasional series looking at some of the city's more unusual living spaces, we visit an old bronze foundry that's more work/live than live/work > more

Last Of The Ragmen

Last Of The Ragmen

February 22, 2012  |  Vantage

After 50 years wholesaling linens from 3rd and Market, Gene Stein tells us how it's done > more