Academia in the Philadelphia Region
Higher education is a source of pride, progress, and aggravation.
Architecture in Philadelphia
Originating in a limitless forest, wooden structures became a "Red City" of brick after a few fires. Then a succession of gifted architects shaped the city as Greek Revival, then French. Modern architecture now responds as much to population sociology as artistic genius. Take a look at the current "green building" movement.
Immense: Here are a few of my favorites--
Originally published: Saturday, March 13, 2010; most-recently modified: Thursday, May 16, 2019