Posts Tagged ‘deindustrialization’

<em>Kensington Blues</em> Puts A Human Face On A Lost Population

Kensington Blues Puts A Human Face On A Lost Population

May 31, 2017  |  Last Light

Photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge captures the lives of Philadelphia's opioid crisis in his new book, Kensington Blues. HC editor Michael Bixler has the review > more

NKCDC Elevates North Kensington With Orinoka Civic House

NKCDC Elevates North Kensington With Orinoka Civic House

October 28, 2015  |  News

The New Kensington Community Development Corporation brings Orinoka Mills out of dereliction with affordable housing and community empowerment. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler has this report from north of Lehigh Avenue > more

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

August 29, 2014  |  Soapbox

In this third installment in our series, Ethan Wallace examines the long term effects the Columbia Avenue riot has had on this weary section of North Philadelphia. Dubbed an "extinction event", Wallace sifts through the ruins of the once vibrant neighborhood while considering the encroaching development of Temple University's campus and the social unrest happening in Ferguson, Missouri > more

Black Writers Museum Reopens In Historic Germantown Residence

Black Writers Museum Reopens In Historic Germantown Residence

February 25, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A cultural attraction opens its doors in Germantown, Gayborhood senior living center a “gift to the community,” majority of Avenue of the Arts building purchased, 4 decades of Philly’s shrinking middle class, and the Water Dept. requests student graphic designs > more

A Solution For Philly’s Financial Woes: Land Clearing

A Solution For Philly’s Financial Woes: Land Clearing

August 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Economist talks land clearing, shaming for sustainability, uneven real estate growth, and new brickwork for 1500 Sansom > more