Posts Tagged ‘Adaptive Reuse’

Old Iron Works In Logan Square To Face The Wrecking Ball

Old Iron Works In Logan Square To Face The Wrecking Ball

April 13, 2018  |  News

When the housing bubble burst and the recession hit in 2007, plans to convert Creswell Iron Works on Cherry Street into apartments tanked. The quaint collection of industrial buildings is now headed for demolition. Michael Bixler has the details > more

A Mid-century Mirage At 13th & Lombard

A Mid-century Mirage At 13th & Lombard

March 26, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow slips behind the stucco of this illusive apartment building to reveal nearly a century of commercial occupation > more

Oscar's Tavern Still Parties Like It's 1972

Oscar’s Tavern Still Parties Like It’s 1972

March 12, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow saddles up to the bar at Oscar's Tavern where the spirit of "Old Philadelphia" is as effervescent as their lagers > more

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

February 19, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow waltzes through the history of an old auto dealership in South Philly that has been a hub of classical dance training for over 30 years > more

The Lasting Mark Of An Architect/Developer

The Lasting Mark Of An Architect/Developer

February 6, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow has the lowdown on an old office building at 22nd and Chestnut Street that was designed by one of Philly's first architects to play the role of real estate developer > more