Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Franklin Parkway’

Farming Petty Island In 2115?

Farming Petty Island In 2115?

April 8, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Food scarcity explored in latest Better Philadelphia Challenge winning design, rejuvenating American Street, touring futuristic art exhibit to stop by The Oval in June, and another try for the revival of Squirrel Hill Park > more

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

March 23, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Crude oil train accidents are happening all over the country at an alarming rate. As 160,000 barrels move through Philadelphia daily, many worry that a disaster is going to happen sooner than later. Harry K put an eye on present day concerns about the oil trains running along the Schuylkill River East Side Railroad and looks at the tragic accident of 1900 inside Fairmount Park Tunnel > more

First Step Toward $1.5 Billion HUP Project Receives Initial Approval

First Step Toward $1.5 Billion HUP Project Receives Initial Approval

February 11, 2015  |  Morning Blend

City Council Committee recommends $3 million temporary walkway over Convention Ave, Logan Square residents move to block Franklin Institute digital sign, the retention of South Philly’s refineries, and rusting ship receives sizable anonymous donation > more

On The Parkway, More French Masterpieces On Display

On The Parkway, More French Masterpieces On Display

February 9, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A bevy of late 19th century French art newly on display, the genius of the Boot & Saddle sign, Convention Center looking for PA-made art, and hopes for a redeveloped lot on Spring Garden > more

Apartment Tower Redesign Would Still Detract From The Rodin Museum

Apartment Tower Redesign Would Still Detract From The Rodin Museum

January 16, 2015  |  Morning Blend

David Blumenfeld’s re-envisioning of Rodin backdrop still unsatisfactory, Schuylkill Center to lose its “Green Wall,” Palmer charter gets the official ax, and a look at the Schuylkill Boardwalk’s pergolas > more