Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

Taking Over Area's Largest Preservation Organization, Paul Steinke Vows

Taking Over Area’s Largest Preservation Organization, Paul Steinke Vows “A True Alliance”

June 10, 2016  |  Vantage

Hidden City's editorial team sits down with Paul Steinke who officially took the helm of the Preservation Alliance For Greater Philadelphia this week > more

Wasting History In A

Wasting History In A “World Heritage City”

June 8, 2016  |  Soapbox

Is there a preservation crisis in Philadelphia? Hidden City contributor Oscar Beisert says yes and presents the city's recent track record of demolishing historic resources in this startling essay > more

In South Philadelphia, A Truly Wholesale Demolition

In South Philadelphia, A Truly Wholesale Demolition

May 31, 2016  |  Vantage

For some 60 years, a low-slung, one-story building in South Philadelphia's industrial nether regions kept the city's restaurants and stores in the fresh fish; now it's coming down. Sansom Street Oyster House founder David Mink reflects on the Philadelphia Wholesale Seafood Market's early morning hustle and bustle > more

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