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You are viewing 4 articles by the author Alan Jaffe concerning Fairmount

    • Riverside view of the Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club. (Kimberly Paynter / WHYY)

Girls’ Rowing Club launches campaign to shore up its historic home

The oldest building along Boathouse Row is in need of preservation work to maintain its beautiful façade and structural integrity. The boathouse at 14 Kelly Drive is more than an historic…

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Fairmount Ave filling in, growing up, searches for identity

The changes are coming fast, if not furious, on Fairmount Avenue from the scaffold-clad Divine Lorraine at Broad, to construction projects on the corridor and restaurants westward toward Parkway. Though this…

    • A corbelled roofline and colored glass panes around the windows unify the houses on the 800 block of North Woodstock.

Look Up! Fairmount's contribution to the row home aesthetic

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive…

    • Looking west along the waterfront of Boathouse Row.

Look Up! Architectural exercises on Boathouse Row

Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its…

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