Philadelphia granary plan harvests a bounty of bland design

Posted on Friday, Oct 08, 2010
When we last left the massive redoubt of the old granary at 20th and Callowhill Streets, Pearl Properties was proposing to scale its great turreted roof with a thrilling, though problematic, design for an apartment tower. But because the former grain silo is a certified landmark, the Historical Commission rightly poured hot oil on the idea.