Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River’

Historic Maritime Landmark Under Threat After Construction Mishap

Historic Maritime Landmark Under Threat After Construction Mishap

August 15, 2019  |  Uncategorized

Deferred maintenance and a construction error endangers Edward Corner warehouse, one of the waterfront's last prominent reminders of Philadelphia's shipping history. Starr Herr Cardillo has the details > more

Delaware River Waterfront Once A Hotspot For Millionaires

Delaware River Waterfront Once A Hotspot For Millionaires

September 5, 2018  |  History

As new construction continues to revive the Delaware River waterfront, Harry K. introduces us to a few of the most prominent millionaires who lived and worked there over the years > more

For The Birds: An Ode To Philly's Old Goose Signs

For The Birds: An Ode To Philly’s Old Goose Signs

August 13, 2018  |  History

Harry K. reminisces about the Bicentennial-era bridge signs that still point the way to the Delaware River > more

Back When We Burned Trash On The Delaware River

Back When We Burned Trash On The Delaware River

March 9, 2018  |  History

Harry K. takes us on a whirlwind exploration of Philadelphia's notorious garbage problem, starting with the long-gone East Central Incinerator at Penn's Landing and then sailing around the globe before returning to today's trashy situation > more

Deep Freeze 2018

Deep Freeze 2018

January 26, 2018  |  Photography

The bitter cold temps earlier this month produced Philly's coldest two-week stretch in 38 years, freezing nearly all of the area's waterways solid. Brad Maule donned several layers to photograph the icy scenes all over the city > more