Posts Tagged ‘Lower Schuylkill’

Schuylkill River Swing Bridge Transfer To City Complete

Schuylkill River Swing Bridge Transfer To City Complete

November 1, 2017  |  News

Big step forward for the Schuylkill River Trail. Ownership of the 115-year-old Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Railroad Bridge was officially transferred to the City today, paving the way for a long-anticipated extension of the bike and pedestrian trail. GroJLart has the story > more

Pennovation On The Lower Schuylkill

Pennovation On The Lower Schuylkill

September 12, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Previewing the Pennovation Center, SEPTA to renovate two transit hubs, and Aramark to make “major announcement” on Center City headquarters > more

First Step Toward $1.5 Billion HUP Project Receives Initial Approval

First Step Toward $1.5 Billion HUP Project Receives Initial Approval

February 11, 2015  |  Morning Blend

City Council Committee recommends $3 million temporary walkway over Convention Ave, Logan Square residents move to block Franklin Institute digital sign, the retention of South Philly’s refineries, and rusting ship receives sizable anonymous donation > more

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

January 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A caveat for UCity, a feasibility study for a connector road along the Lower Schuylkill, Marriott sells for less than expected, Toll Bros. Society Hill condos going quick, and Nutter signs land bank bill > more

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia's Tidewater

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia’s Tidewater

December 10, 2013  |  Vantage

As Will Bunch reveals in his Daily News report today, the increasing rail transport of crude oil through the city may be a threat to public safety. In this investigation, Hidden City contributor Christopher Dougherty explores Philadelphia's dangerous history with oil refining and transport—and contemporary industry changes that are putting increased pressure on local infrastructure > more