On the Threshold (Salvaged Stoops, Philadelphia) - Monument Lab

Kaitlin Pomerantz * 2017 * Brick (from the first Women's Medical College, East Falls); concrete (from the former Rocket Cat Cafe building, Frankford Avenue, Kensington); and marble, blue stone, and brown stone from various demolished buildings throughout the city of Philadelphia (from the neighborhoods of West Philadelphia, Powelton, Tioga/Nicetown, Brewerytown/Sharswood, Kensington, South Philadelphia, and Southwest Philadelphia); supplemented with mortar, cinder block, and rebar * Washington Square Kaitlin Pomerantz's On the Threshold (Salvaged Stoops, Philadelphia) was a monument to a beloved symbol of Philadelphia neighborhood culture: the stoop, or step(s), as it is known in South Philadelphia.

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