Posts Tagged ‘North Philadelphia’

Catalyst Of The North City

Catalyst Of The North City

July 21, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At Broad and Chew, the Shadow uncovers the story of a tragic figure and the landmark he left for the ages > more

Demolition Du Jour: Nicetown's Nazarene Baptist Church

Demolition Du Jour: Nicetown’s Nazarene Baptist Church

July 15, 2014  |  Vantage

Another Philadelphia house of worship has been called home to the Lord. Nicetown's Nazarene Baptist Church—whose congregation moved into a newer building next door in 1996—is coming down after 97 years on the corner of Lycoming and Nice Streets > 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

How To Get Your Very Own Public Plaza

How To Get Your Very Own Public Plaza

June 4, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The story behind the creation of the Triangle, when a Housing Choice Voucher isn’t much of a choice, homes’ funerals of yesteryear, painted storefront grates point to a less drab Germantown Avenue, and $50K for L&I’s L+I’s rebranding > more

Willis G. Hale, Is That You!?!?!

Willis G. Hale, Is That You!?!?!

May 12, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At 1421 West Girard Avenue, an ornate and handsome three-story home stands amongst ornate and handsome brethren on both the local and national Registers of Historic Places—despite origins unknown. And yet, The Shadow Knows it's got all the hallmarks of his favorite architect, Willis G. Hale > more