Posts Tagged ‘Callowhill’

Running Away With The Circus At 10th And Callowhill

Running Away With The Circus At 10th And Callowhill

October 20, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. takes us under the big top on Callowhill Street where acrobats, elephants, and clowns once charmed city crowds > more

Assuming Room Temperature At The City Morgue

Assuming Room Temperature At The City Morgue

September 20, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow gives us a stiff lesson on corpse storage and the history of Philadelphia's morgues > more

Marked Potential: Northern Savings Fund

Marked Potential: Northern Savings Fund

June 13, 2016  |  Marked Potential

Interior architect Shila Griffith brings SoHo art space sensibilities to the vacant, fortress-like Northern Savings Fund bank at 6th and Spring Garden with this month's Marked Potential > more

At 7th And Spring Garden, Confronting The Racism Of Poe

At 7th And Spring Garden, Confronting The Racism Of Poe

March 2, 2016  |  Vantage

Edgar Allen Poe's time in Philadelphia will forever be enshrined in masterful gothic tales and bouts of boozy mania. But the author's reputation as an anti-abolitionist? Contributor Max Marin visits Poe's old stomping grounds where his racist views casts a complicated shadow on the wall of a public housing apartment complex > more

The Life And Death Of Callowhill

The Life And Death Of Callowhill

February 10, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Callowhill Street is now a two-way from 2nd Street to Columbus Boulevard, changing the one-way east-heading regulation that has been in place since I-95 was built. Harry K connects the new ordinance with the salty history and sad ending of the surrounding neighborhood > more