Tag Archives: Art deco

Unlisted: S.S. Kresge Co.

Written and drawn by Ben Leech Unlisted is a series of portraits highlighting unique Philadelphia buildings not yet listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.  To learn how to protect a building by nominating it to the Register, click here. Address: 1520-22 Chestnut Street; 1521-23 Sansom Street Architect: Silverman & Levy Built: 1934 This  little Art […]

Unlisted: Horn & Hardart

Written and drawn by Ben Leech Unlisted is a series of portraits highlighting Philadelphia buildings not yet listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.  To learn how to protect a building by nominating it to the Register, click here. Address: 6828 Market Street, Upper Darby Architect: Ralph Bencker Built: c.1930 Standing just beyond the Philly […]

Unlisted: Overseas Motor Works

Written and drawn by Ben Leech Unlisted is a series of portraits highlighting Philadelphia buildings not yet listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.  To learn how to protect a building by nominating it to the Register, click here. Address: 1501 Fairmount Avenue Architect: Unknown Built: Unknown (c.1930s) What ancient art deco civilization left […]