Posts Tagged ‘Broad Street’

Unlisted Philadelphia: American Protestant Hall

Unlisted Philadelphia: American Protestant Hall

January 25, 2019  |  Unlisted Philadelphia

Ben Leech spotlights unique and significant buildings not listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places with his architectural illustration series, Unlisted Philadelphia. In this installment, a rendezvous with one of the oldest commercial buildings west of Broad Street > more

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

February 19, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow waltzes through the history of an old auto dealership in South Philly that has been a hub of classical dance training for over 30 years > more

Smiling In South Philly At The Eagles Super Bowl Parade

Smiling In South Philly At The Eagles Super Bowl Parade

February 8, 2018  |  Photography

Michael Bixler dives into the crowd down in South Philly at the Eagles parade with this photo essay > more

New Book Claims PAFA As Catalyst For Modern Design

New Book Claims PAFA As Catalyst For Modern Design

November 21, 2017  |  Walk the Walk

In his new book, "First Modern," historian George E. Thomas asserts that Frank Furness opened the door to Modernism in 1876 with his design of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Joe Brin walks us through the architectural brilliance of the nation's first art school with this review > more

Officials To Present Economic Impact Study For Broad Street Line Extension

Officials To Present Economic Impact Study For Broad Street Line Extension

November 16, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Economic Impact Study to be presented by government and labor officials, pondering the reuse potential of the old warehouse at 9th & Poplar, and Philadelphie en solidarité > more