Posts Tagged ‘redevelopment’

Capturing The Ghosts Of Demolition

Capturing The Ghosts Of Demolition

January 13, 2017  |  Last Light

The demolition composites of photographer Andrew Evans beguile the eye with ghostly images of a city passing through time. Evans presents his newest additions to the series and explains his process with this photo essay > more

Pencoyd Bridge Reopens In Manayunk, As Redevelopment Of Foundry Site Begins

Pencoyd Bridge Reopens In Manayunk, As Redevelopment Of Foundry Site Begins

January 11, 2017  |  Vantage

The deserted industrial site of Pencoyd Iron Works is next on a growing list of riverside redevelopment along the Schuylkill. Contributor Mick Ricereto takes us deep inside the history of the family-owned foundry and farmland that dates back to the city's founding > more

Wasting History In A

Wasting History In A “World Heritage City”

June 8, 2016  |  Soapbox

Is there a preservation crisis in Philadelphia? Hidden City contributor Oscar Beisert says yes and presents the city's recent track record of demolishing historic resources in this startling essay > more

Testing The Gentrification Narrative At Temple University

Testing The Gentrification Narrative At Temple University

May 4, 2016  |  Vantage

Development and displacement go hand-in-hand, but every situation is unique and gentrification isn't always an entirely accurate assessment. Contributor David Hilbert takes a look at the North Philadelphia neighborhood surrounding Temple University where new construction for student housing is putting pressure on long time residents > more

Remaking South Kensington

Remaking South Kensington

March 30, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Blackstone proposing mixed-use at 2nd & Girard, north of Girard as “Philadelphia's poster boy for revitalization,” a look at what’s to come at Mt. Sinai site, and sketching Philly on napkins > more