Posts Tagged ‘fire’

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

March 1, 2018  |  Vantage

Tyler Putman takes a look at the recent fire that ravaged 239 Chestnut Street and its long-gone neighbor the Jayne Building, a mid-19th century skyscraper that suffered a similar fate > more

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

February 23, 2018  |  News

Charged with the financial burden of a fire-damaged restaurant on South Street, owners of Bridget Foy’s make plans to rebuild. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

Suit Corner Ablaze In Old City

Suit Corner Ablaze In Old City

April 9, 2014  |  Buzz

With the Shirt Corner already gone, the future of the Suit Corner catty-corner from it appears to be in jeopardy too, after a two-alarm fire this morning > more

Truck Into The Fire

Truck Into The Fire

April 4, 2014  |  Buzz

The Philly History Truck steps—err, drives—into action this evening with the opening of Manufacturing Fire, the first exhibition to come about from the truck's creative community process. > more

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia's Tidewater

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia’s Tidewater

December 10, 2013  |  Vantage

As Will Bunch reveals in his Daily News report today, the increasing rail transport of crude oil through the city may be a threat to public safety. In this investigation, Hidden City contributor Christopher Dougherty explores Philadelphia's dangerous history with oil refining and transport—and contemporary industry changes that are putting increased pressure on local infrastructure > more