Posts Tagged ‘Spring Garden Street’

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

June 6, 2014  |  Vantage

The unused lane of Spring Garden's Street seems like a no-brainer to make for a safe bike passage under very-busy Eakins Oval. Or does it? Brendan Skwire tried it out for himself before deciding > more

Florists, Seeds, Cordials, And Hats: The M. Rice Building

Florists, Seeds, Cordials, And Hats: The M. Rice Building

March 3, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Through a century's worth of moving, shaking, shifting, and adapting, 1220 Spring Garden Street survives with a five-story tie to the city's industrial past. The Shadow delves into the many stories of what opened as the M. Rice Building > more

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

October 9, 2013  |  News

The Callowhill Neighborhood Association's efforts to preserve the circa-1848 Church of the Assumption have staved off demolition—so far. Tomorrow, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will hear CNA's arguments appealing the demolition okayed by the Philadelphia Historical Commission and upheld by the Court of Common Pleas. Chris Mote reports > more

Historic Preservationist Offers New Views Along North Philly Tracks

Historic Preservationist Offers New Views Along North Philly Tracks

May 28, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Seeing past the scars along the Northeast Corridor, Academy of Music to get new stairs and interior improvements, ideas wanted for energizing vacant lots, and Spring Garden Connector Project meeting tomorrow night. > more

Resistance To Renewal Of Germantown Special Services District

Resistance To Renewal Of Germantown Special Services District

February 25, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Germantown residents divided over resumption of Special Services District, PATCO finds long forgotten idea for another downtown subway line, and Parks & Rec wants to expand into the trees of the Wissahickon > more