Posts Tagged ‘Northern Liberties’

Protected Bike Lane Network Gets A Helping Hand

Protected Bike Lane Network Gets A Helping Hand

March 28, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Federal grant money to support Transportation Alternative Program initiatives, an Art Safari to Callowhill and Chinatown, Kensington pats itself on the back with new mural, street art installed in NoLibs, and more street vendors for Democratic Convention > more

Learning From The Piazza At Broad & Washington

Learning From The Piazza At Broad & Washington

March 23, 2016  |  Vantage

In defending his plans for developing the northeast corner of Broad & Washington with a tower-and-elevated-village scheme, Bart Blatstein has pointed to The Piazza at Schmidt's as a successful model. Kim Bernardin considers whether following that model is a good idea > more

The Life And Death Of Callowhill

The Life And Death Of Callowhill

February 10, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Callowhill Street is now a two-way from 2nd Street to Columbus Boulevard, changing the one-way east-heading regulation that has been in place since I-95 was built. Harry K connects the new ordinance with the salty history and sad ending of the surrounding neighborhood > more

Northern Liberties Church Keeps Pace With The Neighborhood For Two Centuries

Northern Liberties Church Keeps Pace With The Neighborhood For Two Centuries

January 19, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The former First Presbyterian Church of the Northern Liberties knows the business of conversion. This low-key brick structure built in the early 1800's on Fairmount Avenue spent decades as a theater, a hall for German singing societies, a Polish community house, and now lives out its days as a children's learning center. The Shadow tallies up the building's long list of reuse > more

Yards Looking For Bigger Yard

Yards Looking For Bigger Yard

January 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Philly’s largest brewery trying to get larger, an art deco transitional on North Broad, and development afoot at 5th & Master > more