Posts Tagged ‘North Broad Street’

Pneumatic Philadelphia

Pneumatic Philadelphia

April 11, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. gives us a look into Philadelphia's dabbling in pneumatic mail, a Victorian method of mail delivery that had as its chief promoter in Postmaster General John Wanamaker—yes, that Wanamaker > more

Oak Lane Art Deco Bank Waits Patiently For Reuse

Oak Lane Art Deco Bank Waits Patiently For Reuse

March 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The promise that is the Beneficial Savings bank at Broad & Chew Streets, a look at what TEDx has to offer, the ZooBalloon to rise again, and trail planners to get better numbers this spring > more

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist's Nightmare

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist’s Nightmare

March 10, 2014  |  Soapbox

After a visit to the Flower Show, Brad Maule reflects on the frustratingly poor urban design of the $780M Pennsylvania Convention Center expansion, including the many missteps and missed opportunities > more

Massive North Broad Telecommunications Node Changes Hands

Massive North Broad Telecommunications Node Changes Hands

March 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Local firm Amerimar Enterprises and partners team up to acquire 401 N. Broad, improvements for Gorgas Park war memorial, Rendell’s funding pitch for the Museum of the American Revolution, and the latest doings of the Art Commission > more

PCPC Supports Project, Yet Demands Greater Respect For Civic Design Review Suggestions

PCPC Supports Project, Yet Demands Greater Respect For Civic Design Review Suggestions

February 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Broad & Callowhill apartments “set an expectation of quality,” an older NoLibs on display, petitioning SEPTA for continuous subway operations, Sloan church demolished, and union leaders arrested > more