Decrepit Philadelphia row home, a symbol of history and blight, to be memorialized at funeral

  • by: KATHY MATHESON , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 26, 2014 - 11:40 AM

PHILADELPHIA — A rundown row house in the impoverished Mantua section of Philadelphia had a colorful, centurylong record of occupancy before its last longtime residents died and it became a symbol of urban blight.

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