Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Hill’

Playing With Place Making

Playing With Place Making

March 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A design competition for public play spaces, praise for Chestnut Hill’s first new commercial development in 20 years, the continued neglect of an architecturally wonderful Center City alley, and Philly as green stormwater runoff standard bearer > more

Chestnut Hill To Include Modernist Buildings In Historical District

Chestnut Hill To Include Modernist Buildings In Historical District

November 25, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A more inclusive history in Chestnut Hill, more time bought for Pennsport oceanliner, Temple architect shares landscape thinking, and a mixed-use for NoLibs > more

Bidding Farewell To The (Full-Length) Route 23

Bidding Farewell To The (Full-Length) Route 23

November 24, 2015  |  Last Light

As a native of Northwest Philadelphia, Steve Weinik grew up on SEPTA's X and XH bus lines. But it was the 23 that captured his imagination. With the 23 set to become two separate lines this weekend, he took one last ride roundtrip to produce this photo essay > more

Sunset In South Philly For The 23, Dawn For The 45

Sunset In South Philly For The 23, Dawn For The 45

November 24, 2015  |  News

SERVICE ALERT: This weekend marks the end of an era for a SEPTA legend. The Route 23, by far the longest and most ridden of SEPTA's city bus lines, will split in two, retaining the 23 on the northern portion and becoming the Route 45 in Center City and South Philadelphia. Brad Maule breaks down the line that's a geographic and cultural cross-section of the city > more

New Woodmere Exhibit Explores A Half-Century Of African-American Art

New Woodmere Exhibit Explores A Half-Century Of African-American Art

September 29, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Seventy objects on display in Chestnut Hill, what (most) Center City eateries got wrong this weekend, measures underway to control city’s increasing population of feral cats, the future of the papal altar relics, and a stunning tour of “Philly Without Cars” > more