Posts Tagged ‘52nd Street’

The Future Of 52nd Street, Seen From The Inside

The Future Of 52nd Street, Seen From The Inside

March 20, 2014  |  Photography

Steve Ives grew up in Haddington and has spent most of his life in West Philadelphia. Now that he's living just off of 52nd Street, he considers whether West Philly's Main Street, long the line where gentrification stops, could become its next corridor > more

Tower In The Parke: 52nd Street's Tallest Turns 100

Tower In The Parke: 52nd Street’s Tallest Turns 100

September 16, 2013  |  Architecture

Stars on the sidewalk honor 52nd Street: West Philly's Main Street. A little higher up—seven stories to be exact—the Renaissance Center, opened in 1913 as the Parke Building, plays the architectural star of the street > more

Museum Of Beauty Lands On Girard Avenue

Museum Of Beauty Lands On Girard Avenue

June 4, 2012  |  History

Theresa Stigale has the inside story on the Philadelphia Beauty Showcase Historical Museum, which just landed a permanent home at the Berean Institute, the city's oldest school of barbering and styling > more

The Skinny--And Everything More--On 52nd Street

The Skinny–And Everything More–On 52nd Street

April 25, 2012  |  Photography

Theresa Stigale conducts five epic interviews with 52nd Street business owners on their personal stories, relationships with their customers, and plans for the future of the street once called "the Strip" > more