Posts Tagged ‘row houses’

Our Blooming City: What The Best Window Boxes Are Wearing this Summer

Our Blooming City: What The Best Window Boxes Are Wearing this Summer

August 24, 2015  |  Vantage

Award winning landscape architect and urban horticulturist Dennis McGlade takes us on a tour of this summer's best window box displays with his new series, Our Blooming City > more

Many Ways To Skin A Row House

Many Ways To Skin A Row House

April 5, 2015  |  Vantage

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

The Public-Minded Pedestrian Street

The Public-Minded Pedestrian Street

February 13, 2014  |  Vantage

In part two of his two-part series on pedestrian streets, Oscar Beisert takes a look at the kind built on purpose: post-Civil War thoroughfares on foot meant to beautify and improve the city's streetscape > more

Pedestrian Streets: Past, Present, and Future Footways

Pedestrian Streets: Past, Present, and Future Footways

January 30, 2014  |  Vantage

Across Philadelphia, thoroughfares as old as Walnut Street and as new as Martin Luther King Drive lead us where we're going. But, as Oscar Beisert uncovers, tucked in between them and dating back to the time of William Penn are small, pedestrian alleys and courts > more

Ghost Hunting In The Row House City

Ghost Hunting In The Row House City

November 19, 2013  |  Vantage

In the city of row houses, nothing is forever, not even homes. But, when a row house is demolished, it often leaves hints of its life on the walls of its neighbors who live on. Profiling a Kensington row house, Molly Lester traces the history of one building ghost—and finds others around town > more