South Street is the main shopping, restaurant, and nightlife area of the neighborhood.

Taking a Walking Tour of Queen Village

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

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Row Houses in the Arts

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

The Physick House: A stand-alone home in a row house neighborhood.

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.