Archive for February 15th, 2012

Such a Waste

Such a Waste

February 15, 2012  |  Vantage

When the Historic American Buildings survey photographed the Divine Lorraine Hotel in 2000 it was in fine shape. Twelve years, three developers, and millions of dollars in profits (and losses) later, the historic building is a graffiti-scarred wreck > more

Rat Island!

Rat Island!

February 15, 2012  |  Found

Just off the shipping channel in the tidal Delaware River, opposite the mouth of the Schuylkill, lies a half-acre island of scrubby trees, windswept pebbly beach, and upwards of ten thousand discarded plastic bottles > more

Pink Stickers And Possibility

Pink Stickers And Possibility

February 15, 2012  |  Found

The becoming ubiquitous pink sticker warns property owners of abandoned buildings: stop dissing the city > more

Chestnut Hill Residents Sue Over Spot Zoning

Chestnut Hill Residents Sue Over Spot Zoning

February 15, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Chestnut Hill residents challenge the legality of allowing the project at 8200 Germantown Ave., the ins-and-outs of rooftop photography, free trees for Philly, and > more