Posts Tagged ‘Northern Liberties’

Before The Bro Bar: Unboxing The Former Home Of Finnegan's Wake

Before The Bro Bar: Unboxing The Former Home Of Finnegan’s Wake

March 30, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

Finnegan's Wake, the infamous Irish pub at 2nd and Spring Garden, closed its doors last summer after a contract for selling the building fell through. The former box and casket factory now sits vacant and off the market. The Shadow saddles up to the bar to give us the building's industrious background > more

The Hidden Patterns Of Ownership In Northern Liberties And Grays Ferry

The Hidden Patterns Of Ownership In Northern Liberties And Grays Ferry

March 11, 2015  |  Vantage

Grays Ferry and Northern Liberties are both two miles from City Hall and mirror each other in percentage of renters. Tracing the addresses of landlords in both areas, David Hilbert examines affluence and poverty through property owner distance and neighborhood investment > more

What Will Bring Shoppers Back To East Market?

What Will Bring Shoppers Back To East Market?

March 9, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Reviewing the perpetual dilemma that is East Market Street, revealing cognitive cartography in Graduate Hospital, more money for Philly’s parks and streets, and the “yawning chasm” of the Cohocksink Sewer > more

J.T. Riley Lumberyard Yields To Mixed-Use Development

J.T. Riley Lumberyard Yields To Mixed-Use Development

January 23, 2015  |  News

Big development plans are in motion for the former site of J.T. Riley Lumberyard on East Girard Avenue. A leader of the lumber industry for over a century, the recently closed location in Northern Liberties-Fishtown will soon give way to modern apartments and retail space > more

Organic Market Announced For East Market Redevelopment

Organic Market Announced For East Market Redevelopment

January 7, 2015  |  Morning Blend

East Market gets its first retail tenant, NoLibs log cabin to eventually get neighbor, metro’s apartment vacancy rate still looking promising, Mantua church to be replaced with rentals, and the Rodin to close for a month > more