Archive for February 23rd, 2012

North Broad's Other Tower

North Broad’s Other Tower

February 23, 2012  |  Soapbox

The Divine Lorraine is getting a lot of attention from the city and the media (ourselves included) these days. But as Ethan Wallace points out, there is another magnificent apartment building rotting in relative anonymity a scant three miles up Broad Street > more

Tepid Urbanism At New Norris Apartments

Tepid Urbanism At New Norris Apartments

February 23, 2012  |  Vantage

Stephen Stofka looks under the hood at the Philadelphia Housing Authority's new LEED certified Norris Apartments and finds green design that's not nearly as green--or urban--as it should be > more

Reading Terminal Market's Recent Improvements

Reading Terminal Market’s Recent Improvements

February 23, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Looking at the 120-year old Reading Terminal Market's new layout, SEPTA weary of looming cuts from Washington, the Preservation Alliance announces annual award winners, Pennsport Catholic schools to close, and Councilwoman Blackwell to make decision on Apple Storage > more