Posts Tagged ‘Front Street’

The Quirky Resurgence Of Fishtown's Front Street

The Quirky Resurgence Of Fishtown’s Front Street

September 2, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Developer getting creative under the El tracks, refreshing anticipation with infill in Francisville, and a short list of Philly’s most beautiful streets > 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

The Return Of Smokin’ Joe

The Return Of Smokin’ Joe

September 14, 2015  |  Morning Blend

400lb statue unveiled at Sports Complex, the break down of zoned land by use, the “two Philadelphias” by the numbers, and commercial redevelopment trickles up Front Street > more

Eminent Domain On The Cheap With PHA

Eminent Domain On The Cheap With PHA

July 23, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Inadequate compensation for Sharswood property owners, some “funky” architecture beneath the El, and a bigger influx of money expected from Pope Visit > more

On Front Street, A Warehouse With A Sacred Past Seeks Salvation

On Front Street, A Warehouse With A Sacred Past Seeks Salvation

March 4, 2015  |  Vantage

Kensington was once home to generations of Presbyterians and their houses of worship peppered the neighborhood. One of the denomination's oldest surviving churches in the area was just put up for sale after being used as a building supply warehouse since the 1950s. Oscar Beisert digs deep into the former lives of Second Associate Presbyterian and unearths a strong case for preservation > more