Posts Tagged ‘Victorian architecture’

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

June 26, 2018  |  Vantage

Joyce Munro walks us through the gardens of Lydia Morris in Chestnut Hill where her Victorian summer home, Compton, once turned critics cold with its flamboyant style > more

For The Love Of Carpenter Lane

For The Love Of Carpenter Lane

December 28, 2017  |  Vantage

Tony Aiello takes a stroll down Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy where an historical timeline can be traced in architecture > more

Ralston Center Celebrates 200 Years Of Senior Care

Ralston Center Celebrates 200 Years Of Senior Care

May 3, 2017  |  Vantage

Ralston Center, a former Victorian residence for aging women on Chestnut Street, commemorates 200 years of service for the elderly with wellness programs and community outreach. Karen Chernick has the story > more

Decidedly Different West Philadelphia Twins

Decidedly Different West Philadelphia Twins

July 13, 2016  |  Last Light

Conflicting decisions often make for creative, architectural combinations. Contributor Starr Herr-Cardillo examines the colorful contrast of twins in West Philly with this photo essay > more

Three Key Historic Neighborhood Buildings Recommended For Register

Three Key Historic Neighborhood Buildings Recommended For Register

September 16, 2015  |  News

The home of Pennsylvania's oldest African American congregation, a block of Victorian storefronts, and one of the last remnants of the city's commercial maritime past are recommended for placement on the Philadelphia Register > more