Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill River’

CHOP & Drexel’s Plans To Ford The Schuylkill

CHOP & Drexel’s Plans To Ford The Schuylkill

March 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Plans presented for next CHOP building, John Fry talks Drexel’s ambitions, the need for better L&I data, and a call for corporate tax reform > more

Eakins-Inspired Mural Coming To Girard Avenue Bridge This May

Eakins-Inspired Mural Coming To Girard Avenue Bridge This May

March 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Mural honors four generations of rowing in Philadelphia, Commonwealth Court upholds methadone clinic permit in Holmesburg, City Council seeing results in blight fight, and a baseball exhibit opens this week at the National Museum of American Jewish History > more

Where Philadelphians Crash Their Cars

Where Philadelphians Crash Their Cars

March 5, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The statistics of Philly roadways’ safety, a look at the LOVE mythos, Dranoff talks Schuylkill development, and Starr trying to net $100K for schools > more

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia's Tidewater

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia’s Tidewater

December 10, 2013  |  Vantage

As Will Bunch reveals in his Daily News report today, the increasing rail transport of crude oil through the city may be a threat to public safety. In this investigation, Hidden City contributor Christopher Dougherty explores Philadelphia's dangerous history with oil refining and transport—and contemporary industry changes that are putting increased pressure on local infrastructure > more

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

November 4, 2013  |  Vantage

With an assist from the Commonwealth, the Schuykill River Development Corporation flipped the upgraded switch to relight the bridges over the Schuylkill River in Center City on September 26th. Brad Maule brings his camera and tripod for a stroll along the banks to bask in their glow > more