Posts Tagged ‘textile industry’

Long Blighted, The Former Native American Museum On Chestnut Street To Be Redeveloped

Long Blighted, The Former Native American Museum On Chestnut Street To Be Redeveloped

January 12, 2015  |  News

Ten years has past since the Native American Museum at 2nd and Chestnut Street has seen tenants. Rusting and rotting among a row of pristine, Old City façades, the property may see a comeback at the hands of new owners Posel Management. Ryan Briggs has the story. > more

America's Oldest Yarn Mill: A Portrait

America’s Oldest Yarn Mill: A Portrait

December 4, 2012  |  Last Light

125 years of industrial history had accumulated at the Wilde Yarn textile mill in Manayunk by the time it closed in 2008. A group of photographers documented that rich legacy this summer before it was dismantled. Here's what they saw. > more

Two Historic Kensington Bank Buildings Get Short End of Zoning Board Decision

Two Historic Kensington Bank Buildings Get Short End of Zoning Board Decision

August 16, 2012  |  News

The ZBA approves the Women's Community Revitalization Project's plan for 25 units of low-income housing at the long-disputed site under the El. Preservationists and community groups in Fishtown and Kensington are opposed to the project > more

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

May 30, 2012  |  Buzz

A "thematic" historic district covering 48 commercial and industrial buildings in Kensington is the start of an effort to turn the Workshop of the World into an asset for the future > more

Textile Industry Lives on in Port Richmond

Textile Industry Lives on in Port Richmond

May 9, 2012  |  Makin' It

We step inside Huntingdon Yarn Mill, the last surviving yarn manufacturer in Philadelphia, whose owners are committed to sustaining one of the city's most historic industries > more