Posts Tagged ‘Holmesburg’

Haunting Holmesburg Prison

Haunting Holmesburg Prison

October 31, 2014  |  Photography, Uncategorized

It's Halloween and we've rounded up the work of seven photographers for a super-sized photo essay on creepy Holmesburg Prison. Enjoy! > more

Saying Goodbye To Stokes House

Saying Goodbye To Stokes House

October 29, 2014  |  Preservation

The end is near for the Stokes house of Holme Circle. Despite efforts by a local civic association to save the 19th century stone farmhouse at 2976 Welsh Road, it will be razed any day now for new residential development. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler took a trip out to Holmesburg to bid the building a fond farewell > more

Saturdays At The Library Are Back In Holmesburg—And 11 Others

Saturdays At The Library Are Back In Holmesburg—And 11 Others

February 20, 2014  |  Urbanism

This Saturday, a dozen branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia will begin six-day service—they'll open on Saturdays—for the first time in four years. For the occasion, Sarah Barr profiles her local, the Holmesburg Branch > more

At Holmesburg, Making Difficult Impressions

At Holmesburg, Making Difficult Impressions

January 25, 2012  |  Art & Design

Ben Leech meets the Spanish artists who turned the walls of Holmeburg cells into architectural prints displayed at Moore College's gallery > more

“The Burg”

January 24, 2012  |  Photography, Uncategorized

Introducing another potential site for the 2013 Hidden City Festival, historic Holmesburg Prison > more