Posts Tagged ‘Newbold’

Row House: Past And Its Future

Row House: Past And Its Future

June 20, 2017  |  Architecture

Contributor Hilary Jay dives deep into the evolution and politics of contemporary row house design with Interface Studio Architects > more

In Point Breeze, A Queen Anne Washed In Swedish Mystery

In Point Breeze, A Queen Anne Washed In Swedish Mystery

August 8, 2016  |  History

The Shetzline family once owned large parcels of farmland throughout Point Breeze and later developed their estate for the shallow canyons of row houses we see today. One conspicuous building, now a laundromat at the corner of 18th and Moore, may be the last remaining home of the South Philly Sweed's old homestead. The Shadow follows the trail of obscurity > more

A Match Made In Metal On Federal Street

A Match Made In Metal On Federal Street

June 8, 2015  |  Architecture

On the surface you'd never guess that a Mexican restaurant and a beer distributor at the corner of 15th and Federal once had very close ties that date back to the turn of the 20th century. The Shadow heads down to South Philly where he reconnects A. & G. Bohem Cornice Works' long separated siblings in Newbold > more

Many Ways To Skin A Row House

Many Ways To Skin A Row House

April 5, 2015  |  Architecture

As the housing boom hammers along developers continue to experiment with residential façade design leaving simple, brick and mortar row home exteriors looking almost quaint. Ariel and Grace Diliberto checks out a few new faces in the neighborhood with this row house roundup > more

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

November 21, 2011  |  Urbanism

Why is the city ignoring illegal bandit signs, which clutter vulnerable neighborhoods and prey on the poor and desperate? > more