Posts Tagged ‘Belmont’

Defending Philly History From 3,000 Miles Away

Defending Philly History From 3,000 Miles Away

October 17, 2018  |  Uncategorized

Joshua Bevan knew he had to act after discovering the architectural beauty of Belmont. From his home in San Francisco he mobilized to nominate a neighborhood landmark for historic designation. In this essay Bevan describes his journey between the Bay Area and Philly to protect the McGaw Mansion > more

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

Awaiting A New Call To Service In Mantua

Awaiting A New Call To Service In Mantua

March 4, 2013  |  Architecture

While South Philly's Third Regiment Armory is at the center of an ongoing discussion, another armory sits silently deep in West Philadelphia. The Shadow digs deep to bring us its story > more