Posts Tagged ‘South Philadelphia’

City’s Oldest Active Fire Hall Designated Historic

City’s Oldest Active Fire Hall Designated Historic

July 28, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Two of John T. Windrim’s buildings being preserved, an urban garden in Chinatown North, and learning another language through a mural > more

Then And Now: 11th & East Passyunk Avenue

Then And Now: 11th & East Passyunk Avenue

July 12, 2015  |  Then & Now

From a towering Gothic house of correction to a busy neighborhood shopping center, the corner block of 11th Street and Passyunk Avenue has undergone quite the transformation since 1967. Jennifer Rogers takes us out of the Acme deli isle and into Moyamensing Prison's penal past with this month's Then and Now. > more

Jim Kenney: The Pedestrian’s Mayor-To-Be

Jim Kenney: The Pedestrian’s Mayor-To-Be

July 10, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Kenney on the need for mandatory construction-site crosswalks, Philly likely to become World Heritage City, new amenities for South Philly public space, and vacant warehouse becomes storage facility > more

More Starchitecture Coming To The Navy Yard

More Starchitecture Coming To The Navy Yard

June 26, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A “landmark event” set for Tuesday, Temple (likely) makes room for new stadium, ROYGBIV in the Gayborhood, and contemplating the future of a South Philly community center > more

Updated: The End May Be Nigh For The City Hall Parking Lot, But Not Yet

Updated: The End May Be Nigh For The City Hall Parking Lot, But Not Yet

June 12, 2015  |  Morning Blend

North apron closed for repairs and not because of public disapproval, Avalon and Blavat pledge money to replace mural, and Henon delays prison land purchase vote > more