philadelphia history

Books: Philadelphia’s abandoned power plants

 02/28/2017 - 03:58

New photobook Palazzos of Power explores the neoclassical grandeur of these artifacts of the early electric age

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 3:25am
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The book Palazzos of Power by Aaron V Wunsch and Joseph E B Elliott, compiles a series of black and white photos of the Philadelphia Electric Company: built as an enormous metropolitan power station at the turn of the 20th century, now is vacant and decaying. Palazzos of Power is published by Princeton Architectural Press. 
Richmond station’s turbine hall. Photo: Joseph Elliott.

Negrin Throws His Hat in the Ring

 12/07/2016 - 16:17
Richard Negrin