Posts Tagged ‘Development’

Under Inspection: Urbanism And University City's New Apartment Towers

Under Inspection: Urbanism And University City’s New Apartment Towers

December 10, 2014  |  Vantage

Four new residential towers are transforming the West Philly skyline, changing the landscape above and altering our visual environment below. Hidden City contributor and in-house urbanist Stephen Stofka pulls out the red pen and puts them through the test > more

The Blue Window Building, Inside & Out

The Blue Window Building, Inside & Out

May 27, 2014  |  Vantage

It doesn't take much to make a boarded up building look a whole lot prettier--just ask the folks at the Trans-Atlantic Co., who've been painting their building's shuttered windows sky blue instead of red for decades > more

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

April 16, 2014  |  Last Light

The demolition of a former house of worship in Northern Liberties has provided a glimpse into the building's history > more

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

March 6, 2014  |  Last Light

There's been good bit of new development--and redevelopment--in South Kensington lately, and there's nothing better than a roundup of all the new (and newish) projects to give you a feel for what's been happening > more

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

January 27, 2014  |  News

Christopher Mote reports on arguments for and against granting the prospective developer of the Boyd the right to demolish the movie palace's historic art deco auditorium. The case will be reviewed Tuesday by the hardship committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission > more