Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Franklin Parkway’

Philly Market To Break $1K-Per-Square Footage Barrier

Philly Market To Break $1K-Per-Square Footage Barrier

July 21, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The Rittenhouse’s 19th floor to fetch $9 million, state reps out to effectively prohibit pop-up beer gardens, The Dalian on Fairmount gets $20 million loan, checking up on the Folsom Powerhouse, and knitting for Freedom on the Parkway > more

A Century Ago, A Series Of Skews And Slants For Streets

A Century Ago, A Series Of Skews And Slants For Streets

July 10, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. investigates the rationale and planning for Benjamin Franklin Parkway over a century ago, as well as a series of other unrealized diagonal streets that were proposed, in a calculated, efficient way, to add European sophistication and cultural grandeur to the city > more

The Heroism Of Full Coverage On The Parkway

The Heroism Of Full Coverage On The Parkway

June 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

How one artist merged Art Deco with corporate identity, perhaps an explanation for Clarke's selective affinity towards development, PIDC gets $38 million from Treasury Department, and economic development in the Northwest > more

Logan Square, Lincoln & The Great Sanitary Fair of 1864

Logan Square, Lincoln & The Great Sanitary Fair of 1864

June 20, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

150 years ago, while the Civil War raged, Philadelphians attended the Great Sanitary Fair on Logan Square to support the troops. Harry K takes a look at the event, which raised more than a million dollars and helped pave the way for the Centennial Exposition of 1876 > more

Checking In On SEPTA’s Tardy Electronic Payment System

Checking In On SEPTA’s Tardy Electronic Payment System

June 18, 2014  |  Morning Blend

NPT is in “last phase” before launch, the evolution of one block in Fairmount, Museum of the American Revolution gets $1 million in private grant money, and there’s an app for collaboratively planning Philly cycling infrastructure > more