Posts Tagged ‘Germantown’

A Look Inside Gilded Age Parkside

A Look Inside Gilded Age Parkside

April 18, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A tour of a nearly intact Victorian mansion in West Philly, two civics explore the possibility of creating improvement districts, Stotesbury Gateway to be remade, and cleaning up Clark Park > more

SEPTA Serious On Preservation Of Shawmont Station

SEPTA Serious On Preservation Of Shawmont Station

March 28, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Roxborough historical treasure in early stages of preservation, steering committee to guide new Germantown beautification initiative, Silk Companies’ plans for two condo buildings at 13th & South, and no billboard overhaul expected for this spring > more

Museum Design Ignorant Of Architectural & Revolutionary Context

Museum Design Ignorant Of Architectural & Revolutionary Context

March 7, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Popkin urges design revolution for INHP space, Germantown residents eager for demolition of Queen Lane Apartments, Roxborough residents push for another dog park for the Lower Northwest, Mt. Sinai conversion approved, and Philly’s economy as large as Thailand’s > more

Black Writers Museum Reopens In Historic Germantown Residence

Black Writers Museum Reopens In Historic Germantown Residence

February 25, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A cultural attraction opens its doors in Germantown, Gayborhood senior living center a “gift to the community,” majority of Avenue of the Arts building purchased, 4 decades of Philly’s shrinking middle class, and the Water Dept. requests student graphic designs > more

High Priest Of The High Rise: Samuel I. Oshiver

High Priest Of The High Rise: Samuel I. Oshiver

February 25, 2014  |  Vantage

Though clearly overshadowed by others of his generation—Louis Kahn, Oscar Stonorov, Mitchell/Giurgola—there's a reason Philadelphia modernist Sam Oshiver was called "high priest of the high rise." Agathe Dorel and Brad Maule profile Oshiver's career, with special attention to his gargantuan opus, The Philadelphian > more