Posts Tagged ‘Old City’

The Long Death And Rebirth Of The National

The Long Death And Rebirth Of The National

February 1, 2016  |  News

Discerning passersby were startled along Second and Arch Streets last week when they noticed the historically designated National Products Building, famous for its orange midcentury tiles, coming down by the wrecking ball. But, Brad Maule writes after a visit to the Historical Commission, the façade will be "fully and faithfully" reconstructed > more

Another Kind Of School Reform Commission

Another Kind Of School Reform Commission

January 13, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Fairhill Elementary makes it return, First African Baptist to become offices, Goldtex is certified gold, touring Camden’s ghost station, and Old City coworking space to close > more

Uncertainty Follows Cobbs Creek Golf Clubhouse Fire

Uncertainty Follows Cobbs Creek Golf Clubhouse Fire

January 6, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Restoration efforts to be invigorated or derailed by flames, an unofficial bus route map for SEPTA, Squilla to introduce anti-littering measure, and ESPO at work in Old City > more

Old City's Last Friday Angst

Old City’s Last Friday Angst

December 8, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Tracking the boom-and-bush of the art gallery scene, PHL expansion process moving along, and righting school district resource allocation > more

Losing Our <em>Independence</em>: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

Losing Our Independence: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

November 16, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. waxes nostalgic about Independence, a 28-minute John Huston film about the American Revolutionary War that has been playing at Independence National Historical Park since the Bicentennial > more