Posts Tagged ‘Mill Creek’

New Apartments, Old Glory In West Philadelphia

New Apartments, Old Glory In West Philadelphia

October 23, 2013  |  Buzz

In West Philly's Mill Creek neighborhood, bricks and blight are a dime a dozen, but the new West Village Apartments are splashing "happy" colors at 48th & Brown--and with a patriotic flare > more

Preparing A Provident Future

Preparing A Provident Future

August 28, 2013  |  Vantage

From its three-masted ship atop a golden domed cupola, the Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building has watched over its West Philadelphia neighborhood for 85 years. In telling its history, Sam Robinson finds the relationship between building and neighborhood tenuous. As the City makes plans to relocate the Police headquarters and Public Health offices there, the relationship might continue that way > more

There's A World Going On Underground

There’s A World Going On Underground

January 4, 2013  |  Last Light

Tom Waits was right--there is a world going on underground, and Brendan Clinch has explored a good portion of what lies beneath Philadelphia, from sewers to train tunnels to abandoned subway stations > more

Quaker Meetinghouse Set To Open In May

Quaker Meetinghouse Set To Open In May

October 1, 2012  |  Morning Blend

The Hill to get its James Turrell Skyspace in May, art critic finds the Parkway's "Open Air" light display "banal," the Archdiocese forfeits on rehab of Kensington's Ascension of Our Lord church, and a look at the construction of new apartments in West Philly > more

Fierce Debate Over Proposed NID In North Central

Fierce Debate Over Proposed NID In North Central

March 8, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Dissension regarding plan for North Central, the Free Library an underused resource, catchment areas as "turf," and more urban blight > more