Posts Tagged ‘museums’

The Multiplying Effects Of Urban Eds-&-Meds

The Multiplying Effects Of Urban Eds-&-Meds

October 14, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Omar Blaik on the economic potential of eds-and-meds buying local; at 2nd & Walnut, how not to do historic preservation; PPA increases fees in order to free up parking spaces, and teens get free passes to several city museums > more

Mantua Aims To Revive Old Commercial Corridors

Mantua Aims To Revive Old Commercial Corridors

July 22, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Civic Association’s plan makes public safety issues first priority, some SOSNA members weary of necessarily ambitious urbanism, appreciating the Second Bank’s fine revolutionary portraiture, and a peek inside the most expensive homes in Philly > more

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

March 1, 2013  |  Vantage

The Philadelphia Doll museum is the only cultural institution left in what was a center of cultural institutions in North Philly. Rachel Hildebrandt catches up with its founder and director Barbara Whiteman > more

Unmitigated Beauty

Unmitigated Beauty

November 8, 2012  |  Last Light

On Day Four of Furness Week, we've got a luscious photo essay featuring one of Furness's remaining masterpieces, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Plus we took a side trip up to the attic above the skylights--it doesn't like Grandma's! > more

The Green Invisible Hand

The Green Invisible Hand

October 25, 2011  |  Morning Blend

Green jobs, clash of necessity at Dilworth Plaza, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Wistar's expansion, and the legacy of William Penn > more