Posts Tagged ‘historic interiors’

Building And Preserving A

Building And Preserving A “House Of Wisdom”

November 26, 2012  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow is all over this slender beauty at 17th and Locust, the original home of artist Violet Oakley's mural "Building the House of Wisdom." When the house's interior architecture and the mural were threatened in 1927, preservationists rallied to save it > more

The Metropolitan Opera House Revisited

The Metropolitan Opera House Revisited

October 16, 2012  |  Last Light

Eric Blumenfeld, who recently purchased the former Divine Lorraine hotel, is now talking about helping to restore the Metropolitan Opera House. We've got photos of the bedraggled North Broad Street beauty taken this summer, plus a few dug out from the archives of the 2009 Hidden City Festival > more

Royal Ceiling

Royal Ceiling

September 7, 2011  |  Found

Find your Italian prince at 18th and Walnut! Anthropologie has them in stock. > more