Rowhouses: Seen in Many Cities, but Quintessentially Philadelphia

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Philadelphia is often called a city of neighborhoods, and by extension, that means a city of homes. Its signature house, the rowhome, is the topic of our next conversation. Amanda Kasper is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of Delaware.  Earlier this year, she published an article in The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia entitled “Rowhouses.” She spoke with NewsWorks Tonight’s producer Shai Ben-Yaacov.

Read Amanda Casper’s historical examination of the Philadelphia row home at The Encyclopoedia of Greater Philadelphia.

 

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