Doors of Delancey Street – A Pictorial
Hello, I’m on vacation but I hope you enjoy these. Back in the ’80s there used to be a poster called Doors of Philadelphia. I always liked that poster, and I didn’t even live in Philadelphia. Earlier this month I visited a few doors on Delancey Street.
This door is attached to the house of the architect who worked on the PSFS building (1929), which is now the Loews Hotel. (I was in a hurry or I would look up that pertinent info.)
Loews Philadelphia Hotel/PSFS Building: 1931-32. George Howe and William Lescaze, architects. Howe was the Philadelphian and Beaux-Arts trained; Lescaze emigrated here from Switzerland, where he had absorbed the Modernism of the Bauhaus.
Did a writeup on the building for our historical feature on Sept. 14.
This is one of your best posts. I love this. If you make a poster, I'm buying one.
My partner and I walk down Delancey Street all the time just because of the great buildings on the street