In this personal essay Jefferson University architecture student Shannon McLain gives a passionate account of the student-led effort to preserve a mid-century modern home on Cherry Lane.
Jefferson University’s design lab, The Vault, is as hidden as it gets. Housed in a steel vault within the Old Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the think tank and maker space seeks to bridge the divide between between traditional healthcare and budding technology. Hidden City editor Michael Bixler takes us inside
Dr. Stephen Klasko wants to disrupt traditional hospital care and integrate medicine into our everyday life. Through service and information delivery systems similar to Netflix, Apple stores, and virtual reality, the president and CEO of Jefferson Healthcare System believes the future of our well being lies in smart design. Contributor Hilary Jay, founder of DesignPhiladelphia, sits down with Dr. Klasko to discuss breaking the status quo of the medical industry with user-minded health care
Like many of the city’s historic resting places, Lebanon Cemetery in South Philadelphia eventually gave way to urban expansion. Though, shortly before the African-American burial ground was developed for what is now Point Breeze and Girard Estates, a firestorm of sensational headlines erupted in the late 1800’s after a grave robber was apprehended while allegedly stealing corpses for Jefferson Medical College. Contributor Erin McLeary has the lurid details