Posts Tagged ‘Please Touch Museum’

Urban Fantasy: The Carousel Maker Of Broad & Erie

Urban Fantasy: The Carousel Maker Of Broad & Erie

January 10, 2017  |  The Shadow Knows

Traditional carousel design may have roots in Europe, but "Philadelphia Style" took the amusement ride to a whole new level. The Shadow takes a stroll down Germantown Avenue where the G.A. Dentzel Carousel Company became the gold standard in animal kingdom merry-go-rounds > more

Lost Buildings Of 2016

Lost Buildings Of 2016

December 30, 2016  |  Vantage

That cheery, time-honored tradition: the year-end list. Here on the Daily, that means a roundup of the year's demolitions in our World Heritage City. Brad Maule finds 2016's list warrants more than just a top ten > more

At 40, A New Lease On Life For Please Touch Museum

At 40, A New Lease On Life For Please Touch Museum

October 3, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Memorial Hall institution celebrates birthday, anticipating the reuse of a Brewerytown brewery, residential parking returning to Ben Franklin Bridge’s shadows, state contributing $10 million to Gallery redesign, and sidewalk advocacy in Fox Chase > more

Tacony Storefront To Become Hub Of Literary Respite And Artistic Collaboration

Tacony Storefront To Become Hub Of Literary Respite And Artistic Collaboration

May 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Tacony Library and Arts Building almost ready, African art on display at the PMA, Philly recovers previous high in home values, and former Please Touch Museum location to be demolished > more

A Humanist Walks East Market

A Humanist Walks East Market

March 17, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Jan Gehl critiques Market Street, mixed-use planned at Berks El station, rezoning recommended on North Broad, of historic preservation and 1st Amendment rights, and Please Touch Museum settles debts > more