Posts Tagged ‘30th Street Station’

The Origins Of The Eagles On The Market Street Bridge

The Origins Of The Eagles On The Market Street Bridge

June 13, 2019  |  History

Ed Duffy rides the rails from Manhattan to Philadelphia to give us the backstory on the granite eagle sculptures that stand guard over the Schuylkill River > more

Interior Of 30th Street Station To Be Considered For Historic Designation

Interior Of 30th Street Station To Be Considered For Historic Designation

March 11, 2019  |  Preservation

Starr Herr-Cardillo has this roundup of local register nominations on the agenda at the March meeting of the Philadelphia Historical Commission's Designation Committee > more

Taking History To The Streets With Preservation Activism

Taking History To The Streets With Preservation Activism

June 6, 2018  |  History

Ali Roseberry-Polier discusses civil rights history, selective public memory, and why she created an historical marker for a Black female activist who challenged segregation in 19th century Philadelphia > more

Public Clocks Still Keeping Time On Philly’s Streets (At Least Twice A Day)

Public Clocks Still Keeping Time On Philly’s Streets (At Least Twice A Day)

December 18, 2015  |  Photography

Has there ever been a comprehensive study of Philadelphia's exterior clocks? Well there is now. Steve Weinik combs the city for his Philly Analog series > more

170 Years In The Making: Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor In West Philly

170 Years In The Making: Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor In West Philly

September 8, 2015  |  History

Follow the history of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor in this video by Brad Peniston > more