Archive for March 26th, 2012

Unused Pedestrian Bridge Demolished By Train In Manayunk

Unused Pedestrian Bridge Demolished By Train In Manayunk

March 26, 2012  |  Buzz

Another loss to the dwindling Venice Island Branch railroad, the bridge once provided worker access to plants on Venice Island. Trail advocates eye the the railroad for a Venice Island bikeway > more

Plans for Manayunk's Gleaming Beaux Arts Library Moving Ahead

Plans for Manayunk’s Gleaming Beaux Arts Library Moving Ahead

March 26, 2012  |  News

The handsome 1909 Manayunk' branch of the Philadelphia Free Library has sat vacant for years. Contributor Zachary Lifton explores the building's past and discovers the plans for the future. Construction could begin this spring > more

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We, “The City of (Changing) Neighborhoods”

March 26, 2012  |  Morning Blend

The genesis (& evolution) of our nickname "the city of neighborhoods," looking at an old dividing line in western Center City, a beloved Point Breeze mural saved, and shifting plans for a residential complex in Old City > more