Posts Tagged ‘Lehigh Avenue’

Nouveau du Nord: A North Philly Nouveau Mashup

Nouveau du Nord: A North Philly Nouveau Mashup

March 31, 2014  |  Architecture

Leave it to The Shadow to find one of the city's few (and finest) Art Nouveau buildings: the former Mulligan Funeral Home, now Rome Emmanuel Baptist Church, on Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia > more

Broad & Lehigh's Landmark Botany 500 Building, Awaiting Its Next Life

Broad & Lehigh’s Landmark Botany 500 Building, Awaiting Its Next Life

September 4, 2013  |  Preservation

Hulking over Broad & Lehigh, a 10-story building built by the Ford Motor Company a century ago has lived a number of lives. Brad Maule wonders if it can live another > more

Final Curtain For The Former Edison High

Final Curtain For The Former Edison High

February 28, 2013  |  Preservation

The storied original Northeast High--famous and infamous--is being demolished for a strip mall and (in a phase 2) affordable housing. We have the latest on the development as well as remarkable photos from both 2007 and 2012 taken by Abandoned America's Matthew Christopher > more

Money To Loan!

Money To Loan!

March 2, 2012  |  History

Shylocks beware. Peter Woodall aims his camera at money lender signs--past and present--across the city > more