Posts Tagged ‘libraries’

The Making & Breaking Of The Philadelphia Commercial Museum

The Making & Breaking Of The Philadelphia Commercial Museum

November 14, 2018  |  Vantage

Edward Duffy takes us back when industry, commerce, and foreign trade flooded the halls of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum, the first institution of its kind in the United States > more

Victorian-era Philly Bicycle Routes Now Available Online

Victorian-era Philly Bicycle Routes Now Available Online

July 11, 2018  |  News

Rutgers University Libraries releases maps and tour guides of old Philadelphia bicycle routes from the 1890s. Julie Still gives us the details > more

Local Casino Chairmen Say Second License Would Be Self-Defeating

Local Casino Chairmen Say Second License Would Be Self-Defeating

January 31, 2014  |  Morning Blend

SugarHouse’s Neil Bluhm flies in from Chicago, DeSimone proposes lotless car dealership in NoLibs, report urges a refocus in taxation, Philly’s hidden libraries, and residents won’t get their police mini-station in Germantown > more

Transformative Architects Set Eyes On North Broad Street

Transformative Architects Set Eyes On North Broad Street

April 9, 2013  |  Vantage

Award winning Oslo firm Snøhetta is bringing its transformative architecture to Temple University. Greg Meckstroth spoke with senior partner Craig Dykers to see what it means for North Broad Street—and the future of libraries > more

The Fortunate Arrangement

The Fortunate Arrangement

January 24, 2012  |  Found

Memories of the Mercantile Library from an obscure insurance company executive who doubled as first rate essayist > more