Posts Tagged ‘19th century architecture’

In Belmont, The Making Of A

In Belmont, The Making Of A “City Of Villas”

January 20, 2017  |  Preservation

Contributor Joshua Bevan takes us on an architectural tour of Belmont, where the origins and growth of the neighborhood can still be read in its distinctive homes > more

Near Whitman House, A Queen Anne Revival For Writers

Near Whitman House, A Queen Anne Revival For Writers

November 18, 2015  |  Architecture

Rutgers Writer’s House is penning a new chapter for a late 19th century Queen Anne revival home on Cooper Street in Camden. SJ Punderson has the story on the Good Gray Poet's former neighbor > more

Saying Goodbye To Stokes House

Saying Goodbye To Stokes House

October 29, 2014  |  Preservation

The end is near for the Stokes house of Holme Circle. Despite efforts by a local civic association to save the 19th century stone farmhouse at 2976 Welsh Road, it will be razed any day now for new residential development. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler took a trip out to Holmesburg to bid the building a fond farewell > more

At 200, The Athenaeum Thinks About The Library Of The Future

At 200, The Athenaeum Thinks About The Library Of The Future

May 13, 2014  |  Architecture

Tonight kicks of a design competition that seeks visions of the library in the 21st century > more

It's Been A Bad Year For You, Samuel Sloan

It’s Been A Bad Year For You, Samuel Sloan

August 20, 2012  |  Preservation

There are demolition permits out on three Sloan buildings, including an 1854 school in Bustleton, his last one remaining, and a mansion and church in West Philadelphia > more