From a towering Gothic house of correction to a busy neighborhood shopping center, the corner block of 11th Street and Passyunk Avenue has undergone quite the transformation since 1967. Jennifer Rogers takes us out of the Acme deli isle and into Moyamensing Prison’s penal past with this month’s Then and Now.
Then And Now: North Broad And Lehigh
The square block at North Broad Street and Lehigh Avenue has been a bit worse for wear for decades. Though, with recent, high-stakes investment North of City Hall, that may soon change, returning the area to its former glory when the Philadelphia Phillies claimed the block for their first home stadium, Baker Bowl. Jennifer Rogers brings it all back with her series, Then and Now
Then & Now: 20th And Market
20th and Market has seen its share of change. Once anchored by the mighty Mastbaum movie palace, the block laid vacant for 30 years until two financial district towers rose in its place giving birth to Commerce Square. Jennifer Rodgers lines up the ghosts of Philly past with present day in her new series, Then and Now