Posts Tagged ‘Development’

Sizing Up Schuylkill Yards

Sizing Up Schuylkill Yards

March 30, 2016  |  Vantage

Drexel University unveiled the next phase of their Innovation Neighborhood earlier this month with the announcement of Schuylkill Yards. Contributor Stephen Stofka takes a look at plans for the ambitious new district with an eye on feasibility and design > more

Drexel Reveals Next Step In Innovation District With Schuylkill Yards

Drexel Reveals Next Step In Innovation District With Schuylkill Yards

March 3, 2016  |  News

The next phase of Drexel's Innovation Neighborhood district is revealed with Brandywine Realty Trust as master developer > more

Before The Millennials: On The Move With Young Philadelphians Mid-Century

Before The Millennials: On The Move With Young Philadelphians Mid-Century

January 11, 2016  |  Vantage

Urban life-loving millennials are at least partially responsible for the growth of Greater Center City, and a good dozen other neighborhoods around the city. With this in mind, David Hilbert looks at Philadelphia's young adults circa 1950-1970, during suburbanization. Where did they live and why? > more

Demolition Sought For 1900 Block Of Sansom Street

Demolition Sought For 1900 Block Of Sansom Street

November 6, 2015  |  News

Southern Land Company files hardship application with the Philadelphia Historical Commission to raze the Rittenhouse Coffee Shop, Warwick Apartment House, and Blair Funeral Home. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler reports > more

To Preserve And Protect: Preservation At A Crossroads In Philadelphia

To Preserve And Protect: Preservation At A Crossroads In Philadelphia

June 5, 2015  |  Vantage

Philadelphia's stock of history-rich architecture is in jeopardy, and the time for proactive preservation reform within city government is now. Tireless advocates like Hidden City contributor Oscar Beisert, who goes before the Historical Commission next Tuesday with 4 nomination applications, including St. Laurentius Church, are the driving force behind getting buildings protected these days. Beisert shares his thoughts and perspective on the need to invest in our remaining architectural heritage with this passionate personal essay > more