Posts Tagged ‘Grays Ferry Crescent’

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

New City Council Bill Cracks Down On Bandit Signs

New City Council Bill Cracks Down On Bandit Signs

September 20, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Measure would double fine, Blatstein to sell Tower Place, five finalists named for student-design project for vacant lots, Food Trust’s marketing at bodegas, and four centuries of Philly history in cardboard > more

Bartram's Mile High

Bartram’s Mile High

July 24, 2013  |  News

As the Bartram's Mile segment of the growing and trail along the Schuylkill Banks inches closer to reality, neighbors and park users are invited to provide their feedback at meetings tonight and next Monday. Brad Maule has the latest on Southwest Philly's next major green space > more

Who Moved The Newkirk Viaduct Monument?

Who Moved The Newkirk Viaduct Monument?

March 13, 2013  |  Vantage

A major monument from the man who designed Girard College and the dome of the US Capitol stands jammed against the railroad tracks under a bridge in Southwest Philly. Brad Peniston wants to know why it's not somewhere more noticeable > more

80 Years Old, University Avenue Bridge Finds Itself At The Center Of The Action

80 Years Old, University Avenue Bridge Finds Itself At The Center Of The Action

June 15, 2012  |  Vantage

New contributor Shadowbat puts the focus on the Art Deco University Avenue Bridge, what could be a key to linking medical research facilities on both sides of the Schuylkill and with some better lighting and improvements a pleasing element of the expanding world of the Schuylkill Banks > more