In March 2019, bulldozers began tearing into the grounds of Lindenwold Castle in Ambler, built with the profits from an asbestos factory. High end housing and a luxury retirement community is planned for the site.
Turn a corner in Philadelphia and you will eventually run into a building or bridge designed by Paul Phillipe Cret. Celebrated for his broad, arched infrastructure and Neoclassical landmarks, not much is discussed of his cemetery architecture. Contributor Brian Horne takes a trip out to Montgomery County where a 172-foot tower designed by Cret sends a memorial park reaching towards the sky