Author: Stacia Friedman

Celebrating Airport Design

Sophisticated.  Elegant.  Exciting.  No one who has flown commercial airlines lately would use those words to describe his or her experience. But in the 1950s and 1960s, air travel was the zenith of glamour.  And nowhere was that more apparent…

Philadelphia: Chestnut Hill Takes The Cake

I tell people I moved to Chestnut Hill — a leafy neighborhood about 10 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia– to be near the bike trails of the Wissahickon Woods. Read my hips. I was really more interested in the trail of powdered sugar leading to the few remaining private bakeries in town