Posts Tagged ‘Parkside’

Centennial Commons Puts Community Back Into The Park

Centennial Commons Puts Community Back Into The Park

May 4, 2017  |  News

The gateway to West Fairmount Park is about to get a serious makeover with people and progressive public space practices as a priority. John Henry Scott reports > more

Council Broaches Eminent Domain For Delaware River Trail

Council Broaches Eminent Domain For Delaware River Trail

December 11, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Council okays riverfront trail acquisition, neighbors still not thrilled with mixed-use by Pat’s Steaks, renderings unveiled for potential reuse on North Broad, a look at Centennial Village’s groundbreaking > more

Divine Lorraine Gets Its Neighbor

Divine Lorraine Gets Its Neighbor

October 6, 2015  |  Morning Blend

1300 Fairmount approved last week, parking war brews in Fishtown, and previewing Centennial Commons’ proposed play spaces > more

Sifting Through Fairmount Park

Sifting Through Fairmount Park

August 3, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Digging up Japan’s introduction to the Western world in Fairmount Park, Penn’s year ahead in building, West Philly bridge being replaced, and flappers and bootleggers in Torresdale > more

In Parkside, Habitat For Humanity Takes On New Challenge: Preservation

In Parkside, Habitat For Humanity Takes On New Challenge: Preservation

July 30, 2014  |  News

Neighbors and volunteers confront challenges as they attempt to restore their Philadelphia historic register houses. Some preservationists argue that this kind of project, in a low income neighborhood, requires a new approach. Michael Buozis files this report from West Philadelphia > more