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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."

Find A Political Solution On Church Of The Assumption

Find A Political Solution On Church Of The Assumption

December 6, 2012  |  Possible City

Before we rob our future, says Nathaniel Popkin, political pressure can force the owner of the Church of the Assumption to allow the appeals process to continue before starting demolition. We'll never be able to replace the church's strange beauty > more

$20,061 And We Thank You

$20,061 And We Thank You

December 6, 2012  |  Buzz

Expect expanded coverage in the weeks and months ahead--all thanks to readers like you > more

New Life Looming For Manayunk Yarn Mill

New Life Looming For Manayunk Yarn Mill

December 3, 2012  |  News

What had been until recently the oldest carpet wool mill in the US will become a 45 unit apartment complex. Developers plan extensive restoration and a contemporary addition at the site near the foot of Main Street > more

Philly.completely Vacuous (Updated)

Philly.completely Vacuous (Updated)

November 29, 2012  |  Possible City

A redesign gave us hope for the region's most important news website, but that was until news was shunted for gossip, faux news, and shopping > more

Pearls Of The Delaware

Pearls Of The Delaware

November 27, 2012  |  Possible City

Is there a future for the small cities strung along the Delaware? > more