Posts Tagged ‘abandoned buildings’

Vacant Buildings: “Imminently Dangerous,” Yet Conditionally Demolished

Vacant Buildings: “Imminently Dangerous,” Yet Conditionally Demolished

March 17, 2014  |  Morning Blend

L&I cannot afford demolition of a third of buildings on most dangerous list, from Gladstone yo Khan-crete at 11th & Pine, concerns grow over leaking concourse beneath Broad Street, and wi-fi use increasing in LFP branches > more

One Place, Six Photographers

One Place, Six Photographers

December 20, 2012  |  Last Light

Our photo workshop in November produced some stunning images, which isn't surprising, since several regular contributors to the Daily were on hand and the locations were particularly evocative. This definitely isn't student work! > more

A Haunting Place

A Haunting Place

October 31, 2012  |  Last Light

For Halloween, we're taking a visit back to the now-demolished Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry, an institution with a black history that later was much-beloved by urban explorers > more

The New Barnes As Gesamtkunstwerk--Total Art

The New Barnes As Gesamtkunstwerk–Total Art

May 16, 2012  |  Morning Blend

New York Mag's preview of the Barnes, beautifying the favela that is Logan, plans for a comprehensive factory conversion in Kensington, and another take on the reuse imperative > more

Remains of Manayunk Factory Hampering Revitalization

Remains of Manayunk Factory Hampering Revitalization

May 2, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A developer's complacency in Manayunk, the Mayor to fight to retain casino license for the city, "New Market" to open in Headhouse Square, maintaining manufacturing in Philly, and > more