Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania Convention Center’

The National Parks: America's Best In Show

The National Parks: America’s Best In Show

March 7, 2016  |  Vantage

To celebrate the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, the Philadelphia Flower Show—its 188th—brings the country's greatest natural treasures together under one roof. Park enthusiast Brad Maule laces up his boots and hits the Flower Show trail > more

Across From Flower Show, A Building Built By Flowers Blooms Again

Across From Flower Show, A Building Built By Flowers Blooms Again

February 29, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The history of the Niessen Building is a classic Philadelphia story. Its halcyon days were spent as the headquarters for a cut flower wholesaler, but the building fell on hard times as the neighborhood unraveled in the 1980s. The stately reinforced concrete building was saved from continued humiliation when it was remodeled for a hotel in 2007. The Shadow checks in at 12th and Race > more

Touring Park Towne Place’s $200 Million Renovations

Touring Park Towne Place’s $200 Million Renovations

August 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A look at the spacious redesign of Parkway apartment complex, City to hand over leak prone President’s House, demolition of West Philly mansion imminent, reviewing the Trolley Tunnel Blitz’s accomplishments, and the Convention Center wins back a customer > more

Riverfront Strategy Goes With The Flow

Riverfront Strategy Goes With The Flow

August 14, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Incremental place making on the Delaware, Saffron on the “Cheesecake,” conference on affordable housing next week, muralist installs in Fishtown, and Parkway residences still lack necessary info for Pope visit > more

L&I Still Grossly Overwhelmed, Suggests Report

L&I Still Grossly Overwhelmed, Suggests Report

February 12, 2015  |  Morning Blend

City Controller cites 1,215 properties to be in violation of city code, condo residents complain of Lit Bros. signs’ brightness, of the mayor’s race and historic preservation, and the Convention Center labor dispute’s possible effects on hosting DNC > more