Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River waterfront’

West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Hosts Public Tour This Friday

West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Hosts Public Tour This Friday

July 25, 2019  |  Preservation

An archaeological exploration of Philadelphia's lost waterfront is now underway. On Friday, July 26 the site will be open to the public for a behind-the-scenes tour of the dig. Kimberly Haas has the story > more

Northern Liberties Couple Digs History After Unearthing Artifacts Beneath Their Home

Northern Liberties Couple Digs History After Unearthing Artifacts Beneath Their Home

July 23, 2019  |  Preservation

Matt and Melissa Dunphy dug deep into the world of amateur archeology after discovering a Colonial-era privy while renovating their home. Michele Zipkin has the story > more

Archeological Dig Will Explore Philly’s Pre-colonial Waterfront

Archeological Dig Will Explore Philly’s Pre-colonial Waterfront

May 24, 2019  |  History

Philly's maritime history on the Delaware River is the focus of a new archeological study at the former site of West Shipyard. Kimberly Haas has the story > more

Best Architecture, Urban Design, & Public Art Of 2018

Best Architecture, Urban Design, & Public Art Of 2018

December 20, 2018  |  Architecture

It was a banner year for architecture, art, adaptive reuse, and design. JoAnn Greco shines a light on Philly's best projects of 2018 > more

Delaware Ave Development Proposal Puts Maritime Supply Warehouse In A Corner

Delaware Ave Development Proposal Puts Maritime Supply Warehouse In A Corner

April 17, 2015  |  Preservation

Time bought for the former Edward Corner Marine Merchandize Warehouse in a zoning meeting Wednesday night. Fishtown neighbors shot down developer Michael Samschick's large-scale mixed-use proposals for the three adjoining lots along Delaware Avenue. Contributor Stephen Stofka was there and has a few take-away recommendations for a less sprawling, more conscientious treatment of the blocks > more