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Savings (left) and Wild Abandon (right)
Art and Deco
in Philadelphia
Words and photos by Sam Katovitch The PSFS building is a building of many firsts.  The first skyscraper in the International Style in Philadelphia and…
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Open Studio!
BOK Open Studios Night. Come Join Us! If you’re looking for something fun to do this Friday night, feel free to drop by our office…
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Architectural Photography
by Sam Katovitch Collision The photographing of architecture is as much of an art as the design of the actual spaces and forms is.  Where…
Cheap Furniture (Vol. 1)
by Bart Bajda Whoever said good looking furniture had to be expensive was a fool.  This series of posts will prove just that by showcasing…
The hallway outside our office. Look at that great terrazzo floor!
Back to Bok
The new show Movers and Makers on WHYY recently aired an episode about our home, the Bok Building in South Philly. If you’ve been curious…
Toner Architects in the News
We are really excited to share that we were featured in an article about Star Bolts from the well-known podcast 99% Invisible. As many of you…
Art Nouveau architecture of Brussels
Brussels vs. Philadelphia
by David Fisher A little over a year ago, I traveled to Belgium with my freshman-year roommate from Drexel University and his mother.  We stayed…
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An Architect’s Christmas Story
Warning:  If you believe in Santa, you may want to stop here. As the weather becomes crisp and cold, and the Christmas decorations begin to…
plenty of wood for the in house smoker! (photo by Bart Bajda / Toner Architects)
South Philly Smokhaus is Now Open
Plenty of wood for the in-house smoker! photo by Bart Bajda / Toner Architects by Sara Pochedly We are really excited to announce that South…
Finished conference room.
We’ve Moved!
Way back in 2018.
by Sara Shonk Pochedly We are very excited to announce that WE HAVE MOVED!  (Same building, new office space) As of Friday June 1, 2018,…
A close up of the visual texture in this 60 year old plastic laminate. Still going strong!
Sara’s Yellow Bathroom
Plastic Laminate – AKA “Formica” Recently, I have recommended plastic laminate on several residential projects to see people recoil back and be very surprised about…
Carriages used to be stored in here; the large roof trusses also hold up the second floor, so that the first floor could be totally open. There
Project Progress: 1627 Brandywine
We’re getting excited about this project–1627 Brandywine Street in Philadelphia. The building was originally a carriage house. More recently, it was used for storage. Now,…
The stone portion is the original building; the wood addition on top is new and contains the master bedroom suite.
Parish House Opening
You’ve seen us write a lot about our Parish House project in the past, especially on social media. Well, the first two units are finally…