Archive for April 23rd, 2012

Looks Like Wood, Rusts Like Metal

Looks Like Wood, Rusts Like Metal

April 23, 2012  |  Vantage

Philadelphia's row homes are often a bit plain at street level, but a look up to the roofline reveals a wealth of decorative metal cornices. We talk tin (and zinc, iron and lead) with expert conservator Adam Jenkins > more

The Last Elephant of West Mount Airy

The Last Elephant of West Mount Airy

April 23, 2012  |  Found

A remnant of a Chestnut Hill public art exhibit is on display in West Mount Airy, a colorful reminder of the wildness that lurks beneath our concrete jungle > more

Proposed Temple NID Gets Chilly Reception

Proposed Temple NID Gets Chilly Reception

April 23, 2012  |  Morning Blend

North Central Philadelphia residents feel disenfranchised by proposed NID and Temple Students, food station for homeless to open at City Hall, a hotel to open in U City, Philly's Green2015 plan seen as an urban model, and the Liddonfield site still causing anxiety > more