Posts Tagged ‘Independence National Historical Park’

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

March 1, 2018  |  Preservation

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

An Architectural Graveyard At Independence Mall

An Architectural Graveyard At Independence Mall

December 12, 2016  |  Preservation

The Shadow visits the grassy grave of the Irvin Building, one of many iconic commercial buildings razed in the 1970s to make way for Independence Mall > more

The National Parks: America's Best In Show

The National Parks: America’s Best In Show

March 7, 2016  |  Art & Design

To celebrate the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, the Philadelphia Flower Show—its 188th—brings the country's greatest natural treasures together under one roof. Park enthusiast Brad Maule laces up his boots and hits the Flower Show trail > more

Losing Our <em>Independence</em>: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

Losing Our Independence: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

November 16, 2015  |  History

Harry K. waxes nostalgic about Independence, a 28-minute John Huston film about the American Revolutionary War that has been playing at Independence National Historical Park since the Bicentennial > more

Social Entrepreneurs Wake Up Lower Walnut Street With Social Design Cafe

Social Entrepreneurs Wake Up Lower Walnut Street With Social Design Cafe

May 27, 2015  |  Art & Design

FRIEDA for generations, a socially-minded startup company, is carving out a home inside the long vacant Maryland Casualty Company office at Walnut Place in Society Hill. Joseph Brin profiles the organization's forthcoming cafe that aims to combine coffee talk, intergenerational networking, and local design > more