Posts Tagged ‘Cobbs Creek’

Mount Moriah Now Under New Management

Mount Moriah Now Under New Management

September 22, 2014  |  Preservation

Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation takes over stewardship of the long-neglected cemetery > more

On 60th Street, Sowing The Seeds Of Rebirth

On 60th Street, Sowing The Seeds Of Rebirth

April 24, 2014  |  City Life

The first decade of the 21st Century was harsh on West Philadelphia's 60th Street. As the much-needed reconstruction of the 100-year-old Market-Frankford Line dragged on, businesses closed and people left. But now, a coalition of invested neighbors have high hopes for the corridor's renaissance. Theresa Stigale meets with many of the people bringing 60th Street back to life in this photo essay > more

Historic West Philadelphia Jewish Community Center, Conquered By Demolition

Historic West Philadelphia Jewish Community Center, Conquered By Demolition

January 23, 2014  |  Preservation

While Philadelphia has seen its share of Christian churches meet the wrecking ball in recent years, the demolition of sacred buildings doesn't favor one religion over another. Currently on Cobbs Creek Parkway, the 87-year-old West Philadelphia Jewish Community Center is coming down > more