Posts Tagged ‘Eastern State Penitentiary’

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

July 25, 2018  |  News

HOPE Crew, a masonry workshop organized by the National Trust, leaves the decaying stone walls of Eastern State Penitentiary looking "on point." Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

Preserving Fairmount Avenue Before Development Surge

Preserving Fairmount Avenue Before Development Surge

July 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The state of preservation and identity formation on Fairmount Ave, American political art on display at PAFA, speculating in one pre-postindustrial section of Kensington, and Water Dept reverses lead testing methods > more

Crisis Of Mass Incarceration The Subject Of New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary

Crisis Of Mass Incarceration The Subject Of New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary

May 2, 2016  |  News

Eastern State Penitentiary takes an innovative approach to contemporary prison issues and public education with their new exhibit, “Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration” > more

PHA Aims To Discourage Displacement In Massive Sharswood Rebuild

PHA Aims To Discourage Displacement In Massive Sharswood Rebuild

March 4, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Anticipating urban renewal in North Philly, touring work-in-progress 1919 Market, Sports & Leisure at Eastern State, giddiness over development on North Front Street, and critiquing SEPTA’s preferred route for King of Prussia spur > more

Demand For Local Historic Homes Shrinking, Say Realtors

Demand For Local Historic Homes Shrinking, Say Realtors

August 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Antiquated layouts and preservation responsibilities blamed for struggling “antique housing” market, Target targeting Center City shoppers, a playful and stimulating pop-up community space for South Philly, and Eastern State adding to this year’s Terror Behind the Walls > more