Archive for April 12th, 2012

With Goldtex Rising Above Viaduct, Some Insights On Real Estate

With Goldtex Rising Above Viaduct, Some Insights On Real Estate

April 12, 2012  |  Buzz

The cost of a new construction multi-family building is more than twice that of a renovation or conversion, say Matt and Mike Pestronik of Post Brothers. We check in with them at their project underway in Callowhill > more

Court Tennis, Anyone?

Court Tennis, Anyone?

April 12, 2012  |  Vantage

It's handball’s royal cousin, tennis’ prestigious ancestor, and a distant relative of Egyptian fertility rites. It's Court Tennis, Center City's most historic, under-the-radar sport. We visit the Racquet Club of Philadelphia for a closer look > more

Let's Get To Work

Let’s Get To Work

April 12, 2012  |  Possible City

If we want buildings like Buck Hosiery to be assets rather than catastrophic liabilities then we need to create preservation tools for workplaces, mills, and factories. With another historically important mill sitting vulnerable across the street, the imperative is now, says Nathaniel Popkin > more

Buck Hosiery Investigation May Take Some Time, Says Fire Commissioner

Buck Hosiery Investigation May Take Some Time, Says Fire Commissioner

April 12, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Too much rubble to allow a quick investigation into the demise of Buck Hosiery, a hideous addition to a Victorian building near Temple, Lancaster Avenue gets more funding for improvements, developers talk shop, and East Falls to have a spring cleaning > more