Was the Philadelphia School of Architecture a radical movement?
Only owned and lived in by one family
The architects and structures that shaped the 20th-century style—and the fate of their legacy.
Nina Fisher shares her childhood memories of living in the Kahn-designed house in Pennsylvania.
It’s a three-bed place
The home was designed by Samuel Sloan
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.
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.
The starchitect designed it for the Morton Weiss House. Now, it’s looking for a new owner.
A special September 23 event will let you wine and dine in these two architectural masterpieces.
The five-year-long exhibit of the starchitect’s enduring work ends, fittingly, in his hometown.
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.
Take a trip through the year in architecture—reveals, makeovers, and conversions—in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
This is by no means a complete list, but one thing's for sure: If Kahn had had it his way, Philadelphia would have looked mighty different today.