Posts Tagged ‘Laurel Hill Cemetery’

A Fine And Public Space: Preservationists Revive Philadelphia's Historic Cemeteries As Vibrant Spaces For The Living

A Fine And Public Space: Preservationists Revive Philadelphia’s Historic Cemeteries As Vibrant Spaces For The Living

May 21, 2019  |  Preservation

New life is blooming at Philadelphia's historic cemeteries. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

June 1, 2015  |  Urbanism

A new entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery is in the works that will transform how pedestrians and cyclists access the historic burial garden from the Schuylkill River Trail. The gateway adds another green attraction to the city's growing web of interconnected public spaces > more

Calling Doctor Kirkbride

Calling Doctor Kirkbride

September 19, 2013  |  History

Holistic medical treatment? Compassionate psychiatric care? Palliative architecture and urban design? All of it pioneered in West Philadelphia by Thomas Kirkbride 170 years ago. Ethan Wallace has the story > more

Even Slums In The City Of The Dead

Even Slums In The City Of The Dead

May 11, 2012  |  Preservation

Ethan Wallace discovers that even cities of the dead have separatist enclaves, ethnically and racially diverse neighborhoods, elite suburbs, and yes, slums > more