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The Long Death And Rebirth Of The National

The Long Death And Rebirth Of The National

February 1, 2016  |  News

Discerning passersby were startled along Second and Arch Streets last week when they noticed the historically designated National Products Building, famous for its orange midcentury tiles, coming down by the wrecking ball. But, Brad Maule writes after a visit to the Historical Commission, the façade will be "fully and faithfully" reconstructed > more

Our Campaign Perks Solve Your Holiday Gift Problems

Our Campaign Perks Solve Your Holiday Gift Problems

December 15, 2015  |  News

Keep the Hidden City Daily going while impressing your friends and family with your gift-giving skills > more

Preservation Still A Question As Developer Releases Preliminary Plans For 1911 Walnut

Preservation Still A Question As Developer Releases Preliminary Plans For 1911 Walnut

December 15, 2015  |  News

New plans for developing Rittenhouse Square's long empty lot on Walnut Street have emerged, while the fate of three historic buildings on the 1900 block of Sansom Street still hang in the balance. Stephen Stofka reports > more

Serendipity And Sustainability Take The Plunge At Thompson Bathhouse

Serendipity And Sustainability Take The Plunge At Thompson Bathhouse

December 10, 2015  |  News

Under the El at Girard, a couple sets out to turn an historic bathhouse into a progressive playspace for children. Co-editor Michael Bixler reports > more

Sunset In South Philly For The 23, Dawn For The 45

Sunset In South Philly For The 23, Dawn For The 45

November 24, 2015  |  News

SERVICE ALERT: This weekend marks the end of an era for a SEPTA legend. The Route 23, by far the longest and most ridden of SEPTA's city bus lines, will split in two, retaining the 23 on the northern portion and becoming the Route 45 in Center City and South Philadelphia. Brad Maule breaks down the line that's a geographic and cultural cross-section of the city > more