Posts Tagged ‘Kensington’

Brooding Drueding on the Cusp

Brooding Drueding on the Cusp

May 23, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

For decades, a contiguous eight-and-ten-story complex has loomed over Fifth & Master, a behemoth reminder of the loss of industry. But! The Shadow sees light at the end of the tunnel for the Drueding Brothers building, a.k.a. the Umbrella Factory > more

Historic Fishtown, Tier 2

Historic Fishtown, Tier 2

May 18, 2016  |  Vantage

Despite its colonial origins and an abundance of buildings dating to the 1800s, Fishtown has little protected by way of historic designation. Part 2 of Fishtown Week looks at historic buildings not listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, some of which are on the National Register > more

Defining

Defining “Historic Fishtown”

May 17, 2016  |  Vantage

With no end in sight to the real estate boom transforming neighborhoods across Philadelphia, perhaps no single neighborhood represents the recurring conflicts between development and historic preservation than Fishtown. Brad Maule launches a four-part series on the topic with this profile of the neighborhood's properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places > more

Combined Health, Literacy, And Rec Center Opens On South Broad

Combined Health, Literacy, And Rec Center Opens On South Broad

May 10, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Innovative synthesis of public-private services unveiled in South Philly, Inky urges Indego forward, medium-term concerns for the Reading Viaduct, Kensington school planning ADA-accessible playground, and Adams Avenue bridge closed for repairs > more

Protected Bike Lane Network Gets A Helping Hand

Protected Bike Lane Network Gets A Helping Hand

March 28, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Federal grant money to support Transportation Alternative Program initiatives, an Art Safari to Callowhill and Chinatown, Kensington pats itself on the back with new mural, street art installed in NoLibs, and more street vendors for Democratic Convention > more