Archive for July 25th, 2012

Almost Heaven On The Eighth Floor

Almost Heaven On The Eighth Floor

July 25, 2012  |  Last Light

As the former refrigerated warehouses at Delaware Avenue and Beach Streets become the "Waterview Grande" apartments, Ethan Wallace remembers another recent use: the Eighth Floor nightclub, which closed in 2003. Here's the interior of the club, empty and silent--a memory > more

Tyson Theater To Become Retail Outlet, Will Preserved Theater Survive?

Tyson Theater To Become Retail Outlet, Will Preserved Theater Survive?

July 25, 2012  |  Buzz

This restored vintage theater on the key shopping street in the lower Northeast is reborn again--for shopping > more

Still Learning From Venturi: An Appreciation

Still Learning From Venturi: An Appreciation

July 25, 2012  |  Soapbox

With this week's announced retirement of the seminal postmodern architect Robert Venturi, we're still learning from his (and Denise Scott Brown's) Learning From Las Vegas, writes designer Jason Lempieri > more

Post Brothers Purchase Atlantic Building

Post Brothers Purchase Atlantic Building

July 25, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Developer plans to convert the commercial Atlantic building into a fully residential highrise, no decision for Penn's "financial burden" at 40th & Pine, the Mormon Temple get started in the Fall, and classic pics of Inquirer building > more