Archive for August 20th, 2012

It's Been A Bad Year For You, Samuel Sloan

It’s Been A Bad Year For You, Samuel Sloan

August 20, 2012  |  Buzz

There are demolition permits out on three Sloan buildings, including an 1854 school in Bustleton, his last one remaining, and a mansion and church in West Philadelphia > more

Zophar, Tran, And The Chocolate Factory

Zophar, Tran, And The Chocolate Factory

August 20, 2012  |  The Shadow Knows

Late developer Tran Dinh Truong's controversial Alphonse Hotel Corporation still owns the former Frankford Candy and Chocolate Company factory. This spring, two months before Truong's death, Alphonse received approval to repurpose the building for offices, retail, and residences. The Shadow has the 1865 building's labyrinthine history > more

Slippery Slopes In Shawmont

Slippery Slopes In Shawmont

August 20, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A battle lost to preserve a natural valley in the Northwest, the airport's Terminal F to get a hefty expansion, and the new zoning code to be implemented this week > more

Quick & Dirty, For Members Only: Hidden City Goes To Revolution Recovery

Quick & Dirty, For Members Only: Hidden City Goes To Revolution Recovery

August 20, 2012  |  Events, Makin' It

Join us this Sunday for a free tour of Revolution Recovery and meet the artist behind the Recycled Artist In Residence program > more