Archive for Found

Even Slums In The City Of The Dead

Even Slums In The City Of The Dead

May 11, 2012  |  Found

Ethan Wallace discovers that even cities of the dead have separatist enclaves, ethnically and racially diverse neighborhoods, elite suburbs, and yes, slums > more

The Last Elephant of West Mount Airy

The Last Elephant of West Mount Airy

April 23, 2012  |  Found

A remnant of a Chestnut Hill public art exhibit is on display in West Mount Airy, a colorful reminder of the wildness that lurks beneath our concrete jungle > more

Ponies Above Palethorp

Ponies Above Palethorp

April 18, 2012  |  Found

Near Norris Square, two blocks of gardens, including Iris Brown's famous Las Parcelas and this yard filled with toy and carousel ponies > more

More Phantoms of Fairmount Park

More Phantoms of Fairmount Park

April 5, 2012  |  Found

April is park month, according to the Maskar Philadelphia calendar and almanac, which features a schematic map of lost monuments from the Centennial World's Fair > more

Mini-Mansions of South Philly

Mini-Mansions of South Philly

April 4, 2012  |  Found

Rittenhouse Square is full of mansions. So is Spring Garden and Fairmount. Dozens survive in North Philadelphia, home of the most gilded robber baron estates. But South Philly? Rachel Hildebrandt discovers three of them on Cross Street, in the heart of the iconic Italian-American neighborhood > more