Posts Tagged ‘Loft District’

An Indelible Corner Of The Eraserhood

An Indelible Corner Of The Eraserhood

February 7, 2017  |  History

The Shadow heads down to the corner of Ridge Avenue and 11th Street where an attractive wire and steel warehouse stands out like a diamond among broken glass > more

Hugo Bilgram And His Machine Works

Hugo Bilgram And His Machine Works

November 25, 2015  |  Architecture

Bilgram Machine Works at 12th and Spring Garden was the first reinforced concrete building in Philadelphia. The Shadow puts a spotlight on the formal industrial heavy weight and the busy Bavarian behind it > more

New Life for Spring Garden Street's Long-Vacant Lawsonia Building?

New Life for Spring Garden Street’s Long-Vacant Lawsonia Building?

August 31, 2015  |  Development

The old Lawsonia furniture factory in Callowhill is being renovated for commercial and residential reuse after 13 years of false starts and vacancy. The Shadow plates up this little slice of industrial heritage on Spring Garden Street > more

Hot Or Not, Part II: A Drive-By Critique

Hot Or Not, Part II: A Drive-By Critique

September 17, 2014  |  Architecture

New construction in Philadelphia is on fire right now. Perfect timing to feature another episode of "Hot or Not," courtesy of our indespensible drive-by architecture critic Jason Lempieri > more

Florists, Seeds, Cordials, And Hats: The M. Rice Building

Florists, Seeds, Cordials, And Hats: The M. Rice Building

March 3, 2014  |  Architecture

Through a century's worth of moving, shaking, shifting, and adapting, 1220 Spring Garden Street survives with a five-story tie to the city's industrial past. The Shadow delves into the many stories of what opened as the M. Rice Building > more