Archive for July 17th, 2012

FDR: Skatepark That Defines An Attitude

FDR: Skatepark That Defines An Attitude

July 17, 2012  |  Vantage

We preview FDR Skatepark: A Visual History, to be released Thursday night and talk to Phil Jackson, the book's photo editor, about the park's evolution, users, and authenticity. The book includes work by 25 different photographers > more

The Cheapest Place Of Entertainment In The World

The Cheapest Place Of Entertainment In The World

July 17, 2012  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K jumps in his time machine to take us to Callowhill, pre-urban renewal. Far from today's wasteland, the district was a vital connection to the Northern Liberties--and on this one particular block a brilliant lens on this city's history > more

Unearthing The Delaware Waterfront That William Penn Knew

Unearthing The Delaware Waterfront That William Penn Knew

July 17, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Searching for the remains of 17th century dockyards, low density commercial space perhaps coming to the Italian Market, the adaptive reuse of a West Philly trolley factory into art space, and Laurel Hill Cemetery gets creative in raising funds for its own preservation > more