Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Franklin Bridge’

Councilman Squilla Wants Laxer Zoning For Area Around Ben Franklin Bridge

Councilman Squilla Wants Laxer Zoning For Area Around Ben Franklin Bridge

April 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Bill would permit 100% lot coverage near bridge, Saffron on Glaxo building, no permits in GHo renovation project, work begins on Wharton Street Lofts, gripes with an unkempt Pennypack Park, and Domino Lane getting a new sewer > more

Plans For Waterfront Apartments Get It All Wrong

Plans For Waterfront Apartments Get It All Wrong

August 10, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Why an uninspired design for Columbus Boulevard needs to go, new public art unveiled in East Falls, why LOVE Park needs a bit more love, and praise for the Porch at 30th Street and > more

A Church, A Riot, A Steeple, And The National Shrine of Santo Nino

A Church, A Riot, A Steeple, And The National Shrine of Santo Nino

December 23, 2011  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

19 years ago, massive winds blew William Strickland's 1829 steeple off of St. Augustine's in Old City. We uncover the long, adventurous story of what's become the national shrine of the Filipino saint > more

Flash of Discovery

Flash of Discovery

November 14, 2011  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

The remarkable (though sad) story of St. John's Lutheran Church, its cemetery, and the surrounding homes and streets before the Ben Franklin Bridge > more