Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

Unlisted Philadelphia: Atlantic Snuff Company

Unlisted Philadelphia: Atlantic Snuff Company

February 17, 2017  |  Unlisted Philadelphia

Architectural illustrator Ben Leech spotlights unique and significant buildings not protected on the local register with his series, Unlisted Philadelphia. In this installment, a High Victorian in Chinatown that's still up to snuff > more

Henon Moves To Draw More Manufacturers To Philly

Henon Moves To Draw More Manufacturers To Philly

October 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Councilman wants hearings on land preservation, a look at Venice Island’s recreational amenities, some industrial remnants in NoLibs, and condos likely for 20th & Bainbridge > more

School District To Open Manufacturing Skills Training Center At Ben Franklin High

School District To Open Manufacturing Skills Training Center At Ben Franklin High

June 12, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Manufacturing sector invests in its future workforce, proto-SEPTA, conservatorship in Mt Airy, and Perrier creditor blames Comcast for Le Bec Fin’s demise > more

The Gold Standard In North Philadelphia Metallurgy

The Gold Standard In North Philadelphia Metallurgy

June 4, 2014  |  Makin' It

As the economy rides its roller coaster of peaks and valleys across history, the gold refining industry rides with it, often in the opposite direction. Theresa Stigale profiles one such operation, Garfield Refining Company, who have refined precious metals for jewelers, dentists, pawn shops and more since 1892 > more

Widdy Dialect: The

Widdy Dialect: The “Hoagie” Of Darts

April 17, 2014  |  Makin' It

Under the rumbling El and amidst the hustle and bustle at Kensington and Somerset, a distinctly Philadelphian brand of darts is made the same way it has been for over 100 years—by hand. Brad Maule throws a round with Widdy Darts > more