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    • Look Up! The Art Deco Palace of Mt. Airy

Look Up! The Art Deco Palace of Mt. Airy

“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…

    • William Steele & Sons used polychrome Art Deco ornamentation on the upper levels of the Terminal Commerce Building.

Gritty Callowhill is recognized as National Historic District

The newest national historic district in Philadelphia is not what you might expect. It isn’t a mall of Revolutionary landmarks, a neighborhood of Colonial homes, or a row of 19th-century brownstones.…

    • Look Up! An architect's legacy on Spruce Street

Look Up! An architect's legacy on Spruce Street

“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…

    • Look Up! The French Village in Mt. Airy

Look Up! The French Village in Mt. Airy

“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…

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