Posts Tagged ‘Wanamaker Building’

Philly's Flag Obsession, In Two Parts

Philly’s Flag Obsession, In Two Parts

October 2, 2015  |  Vantage

The 1100 block of Rodman Street's 14 year flag project has a strange prequel in the work of another Rodman, the son of John Wanamaker > more

Pneumatic Philadelphia

Pneumatic Philadelphia

April 11, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. gives us a look into Philadelphia's dabbling in pneumatic mail, a Victorian method of mail delivery that had as its chief promoter in Postmaster General John Wanamaker—yes, that Wanamaker > more

In The Grand Tradition: The Wanamaker Organ At Christmas

In The Grand Tradition: The Wanamaker Organ At Christmas

December 20, 2013  |  Last Light

In a city full of superlatives, few sound as good as the largest pipe organ in the world: the Wanamaker Organ. With the Christmas light show in full regalia, Brad Maule visited organist Wesley Parrott as he provided the soundtrack to the hundreds gathered at Macy's for the show > more

Tis The Season—For Wanamaker's

Tis The Season—For Wanamaker’s

December 20, 2013  |  Vantage

After years of change distorted and threatened the department store John Wanamaker perfected more than a century ago, Macy's has stabilized the store, preserving not only its success, but some of the landmarks that make it a Philadelphia legend—especially this time of year. Shadowbat traces the history of Center City's Wanamaker Building > more

The Lower Northeast And Lower Northwest Have Gotten Poorer

The Lower Northeast And Lower Northwest Have Gotten Poorer

December 18, 2013  |  Morning Blend

South Philly gets richer, what the Philly Macy's says about the fate of urban department stores, Passyunk wants historic properties, smarter and more efficient emergency response, and stopping by Pier 124 > more