Posts Tagged ‘East Passyunk’

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

August 27, 2018  |  Photography

With the reinvention of the Bok Building well underway, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania give us an exclusive glimpse of school life there in the 1940s > more

Then And Now: 11th & East Passyunk Avenue

Then And Now: 11th & East Passyunk Avenue

July 12, 2015  |  History

From a towering Gothic house of correction to a busy neighborhood shopping center, the corner block of 11th Street and Passyunk Avenue has undergone quite the transformation since 1967. Jennifer Rogers takes us out of the Acme deli isle and into Moyamensing Prison's penal past with this month's Then and Now. > more

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

October 28, 2014  |  Development

If schools are a key to retaining families, what is Philadelphia to do? Quite a lot, says David Feldman, who takes us inside the parent and community-led movement to invest in ten public elementary schools > more

All Aboard For GPTMC's New Neighborhoods Campaign

All Aboard For GPTMC’s New Neighborhoods Campaign

May 8, 2013  |  History

Mayor Nutter joined Meryl Levitz and GPTMC this week for a trolley tour through three neighborhoods highlighted in the new Philadelphia Neighborhoods tourism campaign > more

Changes At This Year's DesignPhiladelphia

Changes At This Year’s DesignPhiladelphia

October 4, 2012  |  Art & Design

We catch up with DesignPhiladelphia's founding director Hilary Jay near her University of the Arts office to get some insight into the eighth festival, which starts next week > more