Posts Tagged ‘Shadow Knows’

Oscar's Tavern Still Parties Like It's 1972

Oscar’s Tavern Still Parties Like It’s 1972

March 12, 2018  |  History

The Shadow saddles up to the bar at Oscar's Tavern where the spirit of "Old Philadelphia" is as effervescent as their lagers > more

Long-Forgotten Furness Building Discovered in Logan

Long-Forgotten Furness Building Discovered in Logan

November 13, 2017  |  Architecture

The Shadow unearths a little-known Frank Furness design at the old Messiah Univeralist Home in North Philly > 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

In West Kensington, A Primer On Early School Design

In West Kensington, A Primer On Early School Design

July 11, 2016  |  Architecture

The Shadow teaches us the origins of Philadelphia's educational architecture reform and the Samuel Sloan Plan with this stony schoolhouse at Cumberland and Hancock Streets > more

In West Philly, An Old Auto Showroom With A Medical Condition

In West Philly, An Old Auto Showroom With A Medical Condition

June 20, 2016  |  Architecture

The Shadow gives us a lift to 56th and Chestnut where an early 20th century car dealership keeps its former function well hid > more