Photo: National Archives Catalog
In 1887, renowned Philadelphia architect Frank Furness designed a residence called the Solomon House. Little did he know in 2021 that it would become PhotoLounge’s new home. Here is a great resource that we have found that gives you a sense of the building's significance. We really wanted to create a modern photo lab that also celebrates the original architecture of the building. The most exciting thing we found during the redesign was the original railing (pictured below):
Our intention for this new space is for it to be more than just a store, but a place where you come to be immersed in all things photography. Somewhere you can meet a friend and talk about photography, meet with one of us to talk about your camera or different types of film or view an exhibition we have in our gallery.
Stephen Williams - December 30, 2022
Oh what a fine building!
As you move forward with a sense of reverence