Posts Tagged ‘industrial history’

Kensington Workshop Keeps Neighborhood Clocking In

Kensington Workshop Keeps Neighborhood Clocking In

May 16, 2018  |  Last Light

Inside a 124-year-old mill in Kensington, World Manufacturing Inc. is buzzing with work orders. Theresa Stigale puts us on the production line with this photo essay > more

Industrial Heritage On Washington Avenue Destroyed

Industrial Heritage On Washington Avenue Destroyed

May 2, 2018  |  Last Light

Demolition of Frankford Chocolate Factory has begun. Rob Masciantonio gives us a look inside > more

Frankford Chocolate Factory Demo Calls Motivation & Process Into Question

Frankford Chocolate Factory Demo Calls Motivation & Process Into Question

April 24, 2018  |  News

If you think something seems off about the pending demolition of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory on Washington Avenue you are not alone. Contributor Starr Herr-Cardillo takes a look > more

Brooms, Buttons, & Busking: Memoir Of A Young Russian Immigrant In Philadelphia

Brooms, Buttons, & Busking: Memoir Of A Young Russian Immigrant In Philadelphia

March 27, 2018  |  Vantage

Contributor Amy Cohen gives us an intimate glimpse of immigrant life in the late 1800s with excerpts from a diary written by her great-grandfather Saul Kaplan > more

A Mid-century Mirage At 13th & Lombard

A Mid-century Mirage At 13th & Lombard

March 26, 2018  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow slips behind the stucco of this illusive apartment building to reveal nearly a century of commercial occupation > more