Posts Tagged ‘Art Deco’

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

August 27, 2018  |  Photography

With the reinvention of the Bok Building well underway, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania give us an exclusive glimpse of school life there in the 1940s > more

Unlisted Philadelphia: Tourison Building

Unlisted Philadelphia: Tourison Building

April 17, 2018  |  Architecture

Ben Leech spotlights unique and significant buildings not listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places with his architectural illustration series, Unlisted Philadelphia. In this installment, an Art Deco delight fills the heart of Mount Airy > more

Art Deco Enclave In Upper Darby A Display For The Ages

Art Deco Enclave In Upper Darby A Display For The Ages

February 7, 2018  |  Photography

Starr Herr-Cardillo takes us on an Art Deco-drenched day trip to Upper Darby with photos and the backstory on the exquisite architecture of 69th Street. > more

LIGHTS! MUSIC! ACTION! Historic Lansdowne Theater Poised For A Comeback

LIGHTS! MUSIC! ACTION! Historic Lansdowne Theater Poised For A Comeback

October 11, 2017  |  Preservation

After 30 years' slumber, Lansdowne's sumptuous Art Deco movie palace is ready to wake up, and rouse Main Street too, with music and community spirit. Ben Leech has the story > more

Requiem For A Moderne Gem, William Penn Annex Post Office

Requiem For A Moderne Gem, William Penn Annex Post Office

September 22, 2016  |  Architecture

Contributor Ann de Forest delivers a eulogy for the decline of civic architecture and the closing of an iconic post office on East Market Street. > more