Philadelphia has more rowhouses than any other city. This makes sense when you consider this is essentially where it was invented. They may change in shape, size, decoration, or stature, but they all have the same structure.

Use this handy guide, from the City of Philadelphia, to learn more about the history of this storied building type, and gain insight into proper maintenance and upkeep. There are few building types as versatile as the Rowhouse. 

Keep a look out for a forthcoming post about my favorite type of Rowhome... The Trinity.


Philadelphia Rowhouse Manual |