Posts Tagged ‘Boathouse Row’

Upping Your Seat Cred

Upping Your Seat Cred

June 4, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Active seating in University City, “Speaking Out For Equality” opens tomorrow, returning to The Woodlands, storefront advocacy on Pine Street, and Wi-Fi at Boathouse Row > more

Shining A Light On The Beacon Of Boathouse Row

Shining A Light On The Beacon Of Boathouse Row

March 9, 2015  |  Vantage

The peaceful Schuylkill River was once a bustling aquatic highway of commercial marine activity. Turtle Rock lighthouse was built in the late 1800s to keep traffic away from the river banks and Fairmount Water Works. Over a decade later the first all-female athletic club on the river built their clubhouse around the beacon, preserving the lighthouse for future admiration and intrigue. Contributor Maria Gorshin illuminates this present day curiosity of Boathouse Row > more

Winter Whiteout 2015

Winter Whiteout 2015

February 23, 2015  |  Vantage

Though last month's Storm of the Century resulted in little else than a dusting and forecaster embarrassment, this winter has meant serious business. Thanks to the brutal recent cold snap, Philadelphia has had its coldest February in over 30 years. Top the frozen landscape with 4-6" of Saturday's surprise snowfall, and the big city turns to Currier & Ives. Brad Maule tips his cap to the old romantics with this snowy walk through Fairmount Park > more

Finding The (Diverse) Faces Of Boathouse Row

Finding The (Diverse) Faces Of Boathouse Row

August 1, 2014  |  Buzz

Noticing the wide range of age and racial diversity on the river, rower and photographer Sabina Pierce put together a series of portraits of Philadelphia's rowers, on display along Boathouse Row > more

Mapping The Philly Class Divides

Mapping The Philly Class Divides

March 20, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Cartography meets urban socio-economic analysis, the Civil War hospital of West Philly, Temple to reevaluate its boathouse options, Paine’s park shaping up, and the changing narrative of Passyunk Ave > more