Posts Tagged ‘Francisville’

Two Residential Projects Break Ground In Francisville

Two Residential Projects Break Ground In Francisville

December 10, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The “ecological urbanism” and economic diversity of Folsom Powerhouse, duplexes finally to replace St. Clare’s Monastery, an impromptu Mandela shrine in South Philly, and reviving the heyday of 52nd Street > more

The Met's Next Revival?

The Met’s Next Revival?

October 4, 2013  |  News

Developer Eric Blumenfeld quietly purchased the Metropolitan Opera House in February, and work began on part of the auditorium in late summer > more

A Restored Houston Meadows, 'For The Birds'

A Restored Houston Meadows, ‘For The Birds’

August 9, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Two men restore bird watching in Andorra, CDAG calls for an end to land speculation on the Central Delaware, green development for East Falls and Francisville, and a vacant home collapses shortly before its demolition > more

University City’s Market Street Redux

University City’s Market Street Redux

April 9, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Transit-oriented development to extend Philly’s great urban canyon, the new zoning code disregarded through councilmanic privilege, Betsy Ross Bridge to get ramps, and a mixed-use proposed for Francisville > more

Green Hill Lives!

Green Hill Lives!

March 18, 2013  |  The Shadow Knows

Beginning in the 1850s, farmer organizations and the city began erecting market buildings to replace ramshackle market sheds. One of them survives in Francisville. The Shadow, of course, has the story > more