Posts Tagged ‘Grays Ferry Avenue’

A Moving Monument

A Moving Monument

December 5, 2016  |  News

Nearly four years after Hidden City proposed relocating the forlorn Newkirk Viaduct Monument from the side of the train tracks to the forthcoming Bartram's Mile segment of the Schuylkill River Trail system... that has happened. Brad Maule has the story of the 177-year-old monument's relocation > more

Finding Sanctuary In A Converted Church

Finding Sanctuary In A Converted Church

December 12, 2013  |  News

In a neighborhood where too many historic churches have met the wrecking ball and been replaced by uninspired and expensive homes, the former St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church (later Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church) will live on. Christopher Mote reports on the rebranded Sanctuary Lofts, under conversion now > more

G-Ho High Five

G-Ho High Five

July 17, 2013  |  News

Though G-Ho has exploded with development over the past ten years, much of it has been lackluster in design. With a five-story proposal on the corner of 23rd, South, and Grays Ferry, developer Jason Nusbaum and architects Plumbob bring the neighborhood a splash of flash > more

Ceremony Celebrates Comeback Of Catharine Thorn Fountain

Ceremony Celebrates Comeback Of Catharine Thorn Fountain

March 25, 2013  |  Buzz

Catharine Thorn Fountain is turned on, re-enlivening the 23rd-South-Grays Ferry triangle. Rob Lybeck is there, supporting his neighborhood > more

Son Of A Brickmaker, King Of Merchants

Son Of A Brickmaker, King Of Merchants

February 13, 2012  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Searching for John Wanamaker's childhood home in Harry K's Philadelphia Encyclopedia > more