Originally posted June 2008. If you live in a row house neighborhood, chances are you have to walk past other people's homes on a regular basis. And, if people leave their curtains open, most find it impossible not to sneak a peak inside. It's even better when a front door is left ajar. Drawn like … Continue reading Taking a Walking Tour of Queen Village
Just a few things that have caught my eye recently. I was in New York a few weeks ago and saw row houses on a subway ad for an Edward Hopper exhibit at the Whitney - http://www.whitney.org/Exhibitions/ModernLife. I'm guessing since the painting, "Early Sunday Morning" was used in the poster, it should be showing. Hopper … Continue reading Row Houses in the Arts
More often than not, row house dwellers live in the city. We've discovered that urban row house living can be totally environmentally friendly, thanks to public transportation, white roofs, and eco-friendly sharing programs. But can living in a city be a more healthy way of life as well? On Monday, March 3rd, CNN (http://www.cnn.com) posted … Continue reading Walking in the City
One of the best things about living in a city is that typically, great attractions are located within walking distance. For the past year, or so, I have been trying to visit the Physick House, always missing the hours. Located in Philadelphia's Society Hill, the Physick House was home to Dr. Philip Syng Physick, considered … Continue reading The Physick House: A stand-alone home in a row house neighborhood.