Author Archive

Steve Weinik

Goldman's 13th Street Legacy At Street Level & High Up In The Air

Goldman’s 13th Street Legacy At Street Level & High Up In The Air

September 21, 2012  |  Vantage

The late Tony Goldman's recent 13th Street project brought street art back to the Mural Arts Program in the form of three contemporary art projects--a fourth is on the way in October > more

Value In Toynbee Tiles? Art Thieves Think So

Value In Toynbee Tiles? Art Thieves Think So

September 6, 2012  |  News

Art thieves have been removing Toynbee tiles here and in other cities. Like the work of Banksy and others, the tiles have value in the art market. Perhaps that's reason enough to to try to save them, writes Steve Weinik > more

How To Paint A Mural

How To Paint A Mural

June 6, 2012  |  Vantage

Looking for the Phillies mural being painted at 24th and Walnut? You won't find it there--like many murals commissioned by the city's Mural Arts Program, it's being painted on "parachute cloth" and will be installed later on site. Steve Weinik has the inside view > more

Unsanctioned And Inspired In The Wissahickon

Unsanctioned And Inspired In The Wissahickon

May 8, 2012  |  Vantage

Steve Weinik reveals the builders--and their ideas--behind "The Spot"--the stunning handcrafted series of terraces, stairs, nooks, and hideouts along the Wissahickon > more

Inside SEPTA's

Inside SEPTA’s “Nerve Center”

April 17, 2012  |  Last Light

Steve Weinik gives us a glimpse inside a little known, very important, and incredibly cool corner of Philadelphia, SEPTA's multi-modal control room, the only one of its kind in the US > more