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Peter Woodall

Peter Woodall is the co-editor of Hidden City Daily. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and a former newspaper reporter with the Biloxi Sun Herald and the Sacramento Bee. He worked as a producer for Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and wrote a column about neighborhood bars for

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

February 21, 2014  |  Buzz

An anonymous local foundation has offered to match a $4.5 million bid from developers who propose to replace the theater's Art Deco interior with eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant > more

Photographing The Abandoned City

Photographing The Abandoned City

January 28, 2014  |  Vantage

Vincent Feldman's long-awaited book presents a haunting portrait of Philadelphia in the 1990s and early 2000s, when so many remarkable buildings were vacant or in ruins. We spoke with him last week > more

Lost Buildings of 2013-Part II

Lost Buildings of 2013-Part II

December 31, 2013  |  Vantage

Our Lost Buildings roundup concludes with five more entries, plus four that almost made the list > more

Lost Buildings of 2013--Part I

Lost Buildings of 2013–Part I

December 30, 2013  |  Vantage

For the third year, we're rounding up ten of the most remarkable, interesting or important buildings that got torn down this year. There's a lot to digest here, so we've split the list into two parts: five buildings today, five tomorrow > more

Don't Call It A Warehouse

Don’t Call It A Warehouse

December 6, 2013  |  Last Light

Another former factory in the river wards is slated to become apartments. Peter Woodall visited during its last days and brings us a portrait > more