Posts Tagged ‘Point Breeze’

Ground Broken On Luxurious AQ Rittenhouse

Ground Broken On Luxurious AQ Rittenhouse

April 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Old YWCA annex makes way for 12-story luxury apartments in Center City, Feibush calls foul in latest Kenyatta Johnson move in Point Breeze, a lack of ambition at South Broad’s St. Rita’s Shrine, and how Gratz High turned itself around > more

Searching For The Lost South Philadelphia Improvements Under The 25th Street Elevated

Searching For The Lost South Philadelphia Improvements Under The 25th Street Elevated

February 18, 2014  |  Vantage

On the west side of South Philly, the 25th Street Elevated rail viaduct clearly defines it the boundaries of the Grays Ferry and Point Breeze neighborhoods. Over a dozen trains, including oil trains like the one that derailed over the Schuylkill River recently, rumble its weathering 86-year-old bones every day. Chris Dougherty goes back a century to find the Elevated’s origins in the heyday of the rail industry—and civic reform > more

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

January 22, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Regulations needed on the Northeast thoroughfare, Comcast to engage the local startup community with next project, re-stocking the stacks in West Philly, and some preemptive demo work in Point Breeze > more

Fabric Row—Stitching The Future To The Past

Fabric Row—Stitching The Future To The Past

October 18, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Fabric Row turns to urban design to preserve its identity, a transformative project for Newbold breaks ground, University City to showcase regional innovators, and more student housing near Temple > more

City Unresponsive Over Point Breeze Dumping Site

City Unresponsive Over Point Breeze Dumping Site

September 13, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Why won’t L&I make a move on an illegal dump at 24th & Ellsworth, SEPTA presents austere budget for the next decade, Water Department to increase incentives for permeable lots, and a new health center for Olney > more