Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Water Department’

Preserving Fairmount Avenue Before Development Surge

Preserving Fairmount Avenue Before Development Surge

July 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The state of preservation and identity formation on Fairmount Ave, American political art on display at PAFA, speculating in one pre-postindustrial section of Kensington, and Water Dept reverses lead testing methods > more

Mutually Assured Destruction At Reading Terminal Market

Mutually Assured Destruction At Reading Terminal Market

February 1, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Philly in the Cold War, previewing the economic impact of Philly’s innovative stormwater management plan, and the old Nabisco factory traded > more

Cleaning The Estuary, One Bottle Cap At A Time

Cleaning The Estuary, One Bottle Cap At A Time

October 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A look at the Water Department’s two trash boats, Redevelopment Authority eyes another try at Eastwick, and what’s keeping the SEPTA Key > more

Blazing A Trail To Venice Island With <em>Waterways</em>

Blazing A Trail To Venice Island With Waterways

May 18, 2015  |  News

In Manayunk, Venice Island's new facilities are something to behold. The performing arts building, green-roofed pump house, and outdoor amphitheater are just a few of the rec center's recent upgrades, though not everyone in the neighborhood knows about it. To help raise awareness, artist Eurhi Jones has collaborated with Mural Arts and the Philadelphia Water Department on a 10 block outdoor installation that literally guides you to the center's front door > more

A Winter's Walk Around East Park Reservoir

A Winter’s Walk Around East Park Reservoir

February 6, 2015  |  News, Vantage

The quiet season has set in on the abandoned, nature-reclaimed West Basin lake at East Park Reservoir. On one of the the last winter mornings before humans are reintroduced, Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler took a chilly hike with Autubon PA and Outward Bound to hear what the future holds for this extraordinary, urban wildlife sanctuary > more