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Louis Kahn and his Philadelphia architecture revolution

Was the Philadelphia School of Architecture a radical movement?

Louis Kahn’s Shapiro House in Penn Valley lists for $1M

Only owned and lived in by one family

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A beginner’s guide to Philly modernism

The architects and structures that shaped the 20th-century style—and the fate of their legacy.

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What Lou taught me: Growing up in Kahn’s Fisher House

Nina Fisher shares her childhood memories of living in the Kahn-designed house in Pennsylvania.

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Inside the fight to save a Louis Kahn relic

Kahn and partner Anne Tyng designed this home in 1950—and now its future is at stake

The ultimate Louis Kahn East Coast road trip

Here are 10 of Kahn’s projects, big and small, that have withstood the test of time in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut.

An illustrated guide to Louis Kahn

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings

Louis Kahn’s former Washington Square home wants $1.6M

It’s a three-bed place

The top Curbed Philly longreads of 2018

We delved into the history and rebirth of Philly spaces—and the people behind them

19th Century Center City mansion with Louis Kahn addition asks $2.9M

The home was designed by Samuel Sloan

The Curbed guide to Louis Kahn

On what would be his 117th birthday, get to know one of the most influential architects of the 20th century.

Louis Kahn’s unbuilt Philadelphia

The architect’s unrealized utopian vision for Philly

Where is Louis Kahn at Greenbelt Knoll?

His name is found in every mention of the groundbreaking housing development. So why does the paper trail come up short?

Remembering Louis Kahn’s demolished work in Philadelphia

Despite the Philly starchitect’s prolific portfolio, there were a few local projects that have been lost over the years to make way for new mixed-use developments.

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9 homes Louis Kahn designed in and around Philly

Kahn’s residential work is few and far between, and they’re all found scattered throughout the Philly region.

Anne Tyng’s delightful Fitler Square home is for sale

The geometric delight is asking $675,000 and features three bedrooms, two baths, and all of the geometric patterns and details one would expect from the visionary architect and partner of Louis Kahn.

A rare desk designed by Louis Kahn is headed to the auction block

The starchitect designed it for the Morton Weiss House. Now, it’s looking for a new owner.

Take a rare tour of the Margaret Esherick and Vanna Venturi houses

A special September 23 event will let you wine and dine in these two architectural masterpieces.

Fascinating exhibition offers deep dive into Louis Kahn’s life and work

The five-year-long exhibit of the starchitect’s enduring work ends, fittingly, in his hometown.

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The top 10 midcentury modern homes in and around Philly

A local expert on modern architecture in the Philadelphia region highlights the top 10 best examples of midcentury modern residences found in the area, from Louis Kahn's Genel Residence to Richard Neutra's impeccable Hasserick home in East Falls.

Philly’s best new architecture and urban design wins of 2016

Take a trip through the year in architecture—reveals, makeovers, and conversions—in Philadelphia.

Once saved from demo, Louis Kahn’s Morton Weiss house is still for sale

Once poised for demolition until neighbors rallied to save it, the Morton Weiss house designed by Louis Kahn is still sitting on the market for just under $1 million.

Inside the award-winning Louis Kahn's Margaret Esherick House restoration

One of Louis Kahn’s residential masterpieces was just awarded a Modernism in America Award by Docomomo, the American chapter of the international nonprofit committed to protecting and conserving modern architecture around the world.

Neighbors Rally to Save Louis Kahn House from Demo

Once at risk of demolition, the award-winning Morton Weiss House designed by Louis Kahn is still intact after neighbors rallied against a proposed senior housing development on the site.

Rittenhouse Home with Louis Kahn Ties Asks $695K

The unique property is actually three Trinity homes combined into one and features salvaged bricks and wood throughout.

Is It Demo Time for This Louis Kahn House?

The future of the Kahn-designed Morton Weiss House is in limbo as a developer has proposed to build senior rental housing on the property.