Archive for History

Where Are My Mermaids and Horses?

Where Are My Mermaids and Horses?

September 22, 2011  |  History

A writer's lament for the lost public art of Delaware Avenue > more

Liddonfield Gone, Northeast Village Lingers (in memory)

Liddonfield Gone, Northeast Village Lingers (in memory)

September 22, 2011  |  History

A tale of two post World War II public housing projects in Northeast Philadelphia > more

No-Man's Land

No-Man’s Land

September 20, 2011  |  History

Lenape squatter-ground or just a lost slice of the city? > more

Southwark Meets the World

Southwark Meets the World

September 19, 2011  |  History

The 1915 "Southwark Group" finger piers at Christian Street were the city's busiest > more

Never Parched

Never Parched

September 16, 2011  |  History

Philadelphia’s other waterworks in the days before consolidation > more