Posts Tagged ‘rowhouse architecture’

The <em>Cobertizos</em> Of Kensington

The Cobertizos Of Kensington

November 5, 2014  |  Vantage

Steeped in culture, community, and a sense of ownership, Kensington's porch cages are anything but a neighborhood quirk. Michael Buozis brings us this latin-infused story of tradition and architectural modification > more

Black Is The New Red?

Black Is The New Red?

December 17, 2013  |  Vantage

Philadelphia's most important modern building--PSFS--is famously clad in black brick, a polished standout in the red brick city. Now, 80 years later, as Theresa Stigale reports, across the city black brick is back, and it's big > 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

Rooftop Paradise: A Nautical-Inspired Deck on the Parkway

Rooftop Paradise: A Nautical-Inspired Deck on the Parkway

July 2, 2012  |  Vantage

Is this the coolest deck in the city? Take an exclusive peek at the nautical-inspired rooftop deck of furniture designer Jim Trachtenberg, which boasts flawless views of the Fourth of July fireworks over the Art Museum. > more

Divine Lorraine Architect's Forgotten North Philly Rowhouses At A Crossroads

Divine Lorraine Architect’s Forgotten North Philly Rowhouses At A Crossroads

May 24, 2012  |  Vantage

The mastermind behind the Divine Lorraine Willis J. Hale left his mark on wildly inventive and ornate housing developments throughout the city. Christopher Mote has the story of one set of houses on an epic block in transition in North Philly > more