Posts Tagged ‘Eakins Oval’

Art Commission OKs 5th Street/Independence Hall Station Redesign

Art Commission OKs 5th Street/Independence Hall Station Redesign

July 14, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Market-Frankford Line station to get first upgrade in four decades, additional beds for the homeless during the DNC, Eakins Oval gets another mural, and Comcast getting generous with WiFi for some commuters > more

30th Street Station Envisioned As Centerpiece Of Second Downtown

30th Street Station Envisioned As Centerpiece Of Second Downtown

June 17, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Officials announce plans for area surrounding 30th Street Station, Museum of the American Revolution opening 10 months away, Philadelphia Zoo gets new app, and The Oval to get musical this summer > more

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

March 23, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Crude oil train accidents are happening all over the country at an alarming rate. As 160,000 barrels move through Philadelphia daily, many worry that a disaster is going to happen sooner than later. Harry K put an eye on present day concerns about the oil trains running along the Schuylkill River East Side Railroad and looks at the tragic accident of 1900 inside Fairmount Park Tunnel > more

Developer Alleges De Facto Land Usurpation By City

Developer Alleges De Facto Land Usurpation By City

July 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Arrested development on Germany Hill, Eric Blumenfeld on the Divine Lorraine, hopscotch on The Oval’s latest Magic Carpet pop-up park, and Washington Avenue garage becoming homes > more

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

June 6, 2014  |  Vantage

The unused lane of Spring Garden's Street seems like a no-brainer to make for a safe bike passage under very-busy Eakins Oval. Or does it? Brendan Skwire tried it out for himself before deciding > more