Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

The Blum Come Down

The Blum Come Down

March 21, 2016  |  Vantage

Saturday's implosion of seventeen buildings, including two towers, marked the ceremonious end of the Philadelphia Housing Authority's Norman Blumberg Apartments. Brad Maule's photo essay takes us through its final moments > more

So What's Happened With All Those Buildings?

So What’s Happened With All Those Buildings?

March 14, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow steps back to give an update on 13 buildings featured on the Hidden City Daily over the last four years > more

Pending Destruction Of Zagar Mural Spurs Community Into Action

Pending Destruction Of Zagar Mural Spurs Community Into Action

February 25, 2016  |  Developing Challenges, News

Public artwork and real estate development collide with the demolition of the Society Hill Playhouse. Michael Bixler reports > more

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

February 17, 2016  |  Last Light

The demolition of Mt. Sinai Hospital is both a lesson in hasty redevelopment and the continued erasure of South Philly's built Jewish history. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler walks the halls of the dignified, 86-year-old Art Deco building one last time with this photo essay > more

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

February 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Angelo Bruno house nominated for local historic designation, preserving the Penn Museum’s artifacts, another segment for the Schuylkill River Trail secured, and 7 decades after ENIAC > more