Posts Tagged ‘archeology’

Cryptoporticus Exposed: Tunnels Beneath Woodlands Mansion Bare All

Cryptoporticus Exposed: Tunnels Beneath Woodlands Mansion Bare All

January 28, 2015  |  News

Cryptoportiwho? Michael Bixler went urban spelunking inside the network of service tunnels that lie beneath Hamilton's Mansion with Woodlands Cemetery executive director Jessica Baumert. Open to the elements after more than a century, the subterranean passageways are currently undergoing major structural restoration > more

We Burrow Through Time To An Original Delaware River Cave

We Burrow Through Time To An Original Delaware River Cave

August 17, 2012  |  Vantage

Despite being nearly obliterated by successive waves of infrastructure development, a small stretch of Front Street north of the Ben Franklin Bridge remains. It's there we find an extraordinary connection to the city's origins > more

Tracing Penn's Delaware Waterfront

Tracing Penn’s Delaware Waterfront

July 30, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Archeologists track the changes on the Delaware's shoreline, pondering an Olympic undertaking in Philly for 2024, looking back at the signage controversy on Market East, and a petition against Penn's bait-and-switch at historic preservation > more

Unearthing The Delaware Waterfront That William Penn Knew

Unearthing The Delaware Waterfront That William Penn Knew

July 17, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Searching for the remains of 17th century dockyards, low density commercial space perhaps coming to the Italian Market, the adaptive reuse of a West Philly trolley factory into art space, and Laurel Hill Cemetery gets creative in raising funds for its own preservation > more

Power Struggle In Norris Square Over Plans For St. Boniface Site

Power Struggle In Norris Square Over Plans For St. Boniface Site

May 11, 2012  |  Morning Blend

"Fear" & "intimidation" in Norris Square development talks, Penn applies for financial hardship at 40th & Pine, PHA waiting to learn Germantown cemetery archeology results, and an update on the feeding ban on the Parkway > more