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The corner of Broad and Carpenter, it was the Ridgeway Library and was repurposed as a school in the 1990s.
I was running errands in town yesterday, when I passed The Lit Brothers building on 8th and Market. Built in 1859 by architects Edward Collins & Charles M. Autenrieth, the façade is a Renaissance Revival style. It reminds me of a wedding … Continue reading
The Witherspoon Building was built for the Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School between 1895 and 1897 by architect Joseph Huston. It’s a magnificent building worthy of craning your neck while strolling down the 1300 block of Walnut Street. This … Continue reading