Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River’

Riverfront Strategy Goes With The Flow

Riverfront Strategy Goes With The Flow

August 14, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Incremental place making on the Delaware, Saffron on the “Cheesecake,” conference on affordable housing next week, muralist installs in Fishtown, and Parkway residences still lack necessary info for Pope visit > more

Historically Designated Rowhouse Receives Extensive and Modern Renovation

Historically Designated Rowhouse Receives Extensive and Modern Renovation

August 10, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Long-term planning for one Center City renovation, trekking through the East Park Reservoir, 52nd street meter poles to be decorated with fresh paint, and some pilgrims to sleep on retired Navy ship > more

Salvaging The City's Cast Iron Past With Traces Of The Brock Building

Salvaging The City’s Cast Iron Past With Traces Of The Brock Building

June 15, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

The Brock Building on Delaware Avenue was thought to be the oldest known surviving cast iron building in the nation until its demolition in the late 1970s. Located where the 252-unit residential project, One Water Street, is currently being built, arches and elements of the structure's historic façade were salvaged by two local architects, much of which now belongs to the Smithsonian. Harry K. gets heavy with this story of safe keeping and the city's 19th century cast iron craze > more

PHA To Embrace The Commercial Imperative In Sharswood

PHA To Embrace The Commercial Imperative In Sharswood

June 3, 2015  |  Morning Blend

PHA dreams big in Sharswood, Comcast all but certainly to build third Center City tower, Tall Ship festival attraction may spark legal fight, and appreciating beer garden design on South Street > more

Independence Seaport Museum Doubles Endowment

Independence Seaport Museum Doubles Endowment

May 15, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Maritime museum doubles its endowment, pointing the way to Venice Island, gentrification angst in Brewerytown, and readying for reNewbold II > more