Posts Tagged ‘Manayunk’

Parishioners of “Manayunk’s Cathedral” Determined To Save Historic Church

Parishioners of “Manayunk’s Cathedral” Determined To Save Historic Church

April 11, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Committee formed to tackle St. John the Baptist’s challenges, high levels of lead detected in Philly soil, first hotel opens at the Navy Yard, and N3RD St signs being installed > more

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

January 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Blatstein pushing for early neighborhood benefits agreement, City ready for bids for Manayunk Bridge trail project, Wissahickon receives $1 million for trail and wayfinding systems, and a return to the days of Philly Progressivism > more

Blatstein Purchases Broad And Washington Lot, Sources Say

Blatstein Purchases Broad And Washington Lot, Sources Say

December 19, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Blatstein to grab South Broad lot, Maintaining area forests, Sunoco to leave for Delco, and 75 townhouses approved for Queen Village > more

Endangered: Manayunk's Historic Shawmont Station

Endangered: Manayunk’s Historic Shawmont Station

December 11, 2013  |  Vantage

Historic? Yes, this one is. SEPTA's Shawmont Station, closed since 1996, is the oldest railway station in the U.S. It marked the birth of the single industry that would transform the city. Mike Szilagyi reports on its significance and ongoing attempts to save it > more

Woodmere Expansion To Restore, Clarify, Connect

Woodmere Expansion To Restore, Clarify, Connect

November 14, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Chestnut Hill museum to hold design workshop, swindled Kensington residents hope for land bank, the ripples of Morgan Hall, art to crash the Kimmel Center, and condo conversion in Manayunk > more