Archive for June, 2012

An Impossible Tradeoff On The Delaware

An Impossible Tradeoff On The Delaware

June 28, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Why a developer's scheme on the Delaware is unlikely, 3/5 of "Imagining Frankford" mural designs revealed, an athletic field on the Hill to get improvements, and the growth of Baltimore Ave > more

100 Years Ago Today: Remembering Architect Frank Furness

100 Years Ago Today: Remembering Architect Frank Furness

June 27, 2012  |  News

We commemorate one of America’s great architects, Frank Furness, who passed away 100 years ago today. > more

Reaching Back To Fabric Row

Reaching Back To Fabric Row

June 27, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Cashing in on South 4th Street's history as a fabric row, self-declared nerds on North 3rd, Brandywine Realty to fill underutilized space with apartments, and new guerrilla public art in West Philly > more

Last Mass at St. Francis in Germantown

Last Mass at St. Francis in Germantown

June 26, 2012  |  News

Days after Monsignor William Lynn is found guilty of child endangerment, Philadelphia Catholics face another trial: the final Mass at a beloved parish. St. Francis of Assisi in Germantown is one of several churches closed by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Ryan Briggs has the story. > more

Lamenting The "Tower Of Truth"

Lamenting The "Tower Of Truth"

June 26, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Remembering a North Broad staple as it was, sculpture works coming to Fishtown, SEPTA cuts the ribbon to a refurbished Spring Garden subway station, and the Dutch suggest some options for biking in Philly > more