Posts Tagged ‘South Philadelphia’

Why Even The Temporary Privatization of Public Space Is Too Much

Why Even The Temporary Privatization of Public Space Is Too Much

April 29, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Preserving public space from the call of privatism, remembering the racial tensions of 1918, Independence National Historic Park sees increase in visitors and revenues, Land Bank moves its first parcels, and Councilman getting serious about Open Streets > more

Learning From The Piazza At Broad & Washington

Learning From The Piazza At Broad & Washington

March 23, 2016  |  Vantage

In defending his plans for developing the northeast corner of Broad & Washington with a tower-and-elevated-village scheme, Bart Blatstein has pointed to The Piazza at Schmidt's as a successful model. Kim Bernardin considers whether following that model is a good idea > more

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

February 17, 2016  |  Last Light

The demolition of Mt. Sinai Hospital is both a lesson in hasty redevelopment and the continued erasure of South Philly's built Jewish history. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler walks the halls of the dignified, 86-year-old Art Deco building one last time with this photo essay > more

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

February 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Angelo Bruno house nominated for local historic designation, preserving the Penn Museum’s artifacts, another segment for the Schuylkill River Trail secured, and 7 decades after ENIAC > more

In South Philly, Rethinking Urban Agricultural

In South Philly, Rethinking Urban Agricultural

February 8, 2016  |  Morning Blend

“Farm to folk” in South Philadelphia, Philly’s newest poetess, celebrate the Year of the Monkey at Reading Terminal, West Philly High redevelopment moving along, and the last month of the Fabric Workshop and Museum’s latest exhibit > more