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Nathaniel Popkin

Nathaniel Popkin is co-editor of the Hidden City Daily and author of three books of non-fiction, including the forthcoming Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City (Temple Press) and a novel, Lion and Leopard (The Head and the Hand Press). He is the senior writer of the film documentary "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment."

Inside A Stone Castle, They Wish To Throw Up More Bricks

Inside A Stone Castle, They Wish To Throw Up More Bricks

September 25, 2013  |  Possible City

Mother Bethel and Society Hill Civic Association protest a proposed new development for "not fitting in." Nathaniel Popkin wonders if this isn't a double standard > more

Neon, Or Not?

Neon, Or Not?

September 20, 2013  |  Vantage

Hidden City meets up with Len Davidson, who seeks a permanent home for his large and impressive collection of vintage neon signs, mostly made here for Philly businesses > more

Saturday's Party For The Viaduct Underscores Progress, Exposes Challenges

Saturday’s Party For The Viaduct Underscores Progress, Exposes Challenges

September 12, 2013  |  Vantage

With public support building, Saturday's Rally for the Rail Park block party culminates a year of progress toward a Reading Viaduct Park. Key questions linger, however, as Nathaniel Popkin reports > more

On To Year Three!

On To Year Three!

September 9, 2013  |  Buzz

Looking forward on the second anniversary of the Hidden City Daily > more

Your Lines, Imagined

Your Lines, Imagined

September 4, 2013  |  Possible City

We all dream of subway lines, says Nathaniel Popkin. Tell us yours > more