Posts Tagged ‘historic buildings’

Such a Waste

Such a Waste

February 15, 2012  |  Vantage

When the Historic American Buildings survey photographed the Divine Lorraine Hotel in 2000 it was in fine shape. Twelve years, three developers, and millions of dollars in profits (and losses) later, the historic building is a graffiti-scarred wreck > more

Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

January 27, 2012  |  Last Light

Nature has returned to an abandoned bank in Kensington that's slated to be demolished to build affordable housing > more

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part Two

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part Two

December 17, 2011  |  Last Light

Conkling-Armstrong Terra Cotta, Sidney Hillman Medical Center, The Spectrum, Poplar St. A.M.E. Zion, and dozens of buildings at the Frankford Arsenal: RIP > more

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part One

Demolished Buildings of 2011, Part One

December 15, 2011  |  Last Light

Monastery of St. Clare, Shawmont Pumping Station, Crompton and Knowles Loom Works, Orinoka Mills, and Cramp Turret and Machine Shop: RIP > more

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

December 14, 2011  |  Last Light

As 2011 comes to a close, we're taking a look at some of the buildings that got demolished this year. First up, the Cramp Turret and Machine Shop in Fishtown, a majestic industrial building that was the historic Cramp Shipyard's last surviving structure > more