Posts Tagged ‘Ludlow’

Opening Day Near For Batting Cages At Sixth And Girard

Opening Day Near For Batting Cages At Sixth And Girard

March 21, 2013  |  Buzz

Time to get swinging. The long anticipated Everybody Hits will open in April. It's the latest use for a storied building > more

Powelton Village Split Over Support For Proposed Drexel Housing Project

Powelton Village Split Over Support For Proposed Drexel Housing Project

March 14, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Tough choices for beleaguered residents, possibly the end of an era for Philly labor, Penn dorm to be refurbished, Eastern State tours to begin tomorrow, and lobbying for the reuse of a North Philly factory > more

New Greater Straightway Baptist Church: A Convoluted Urban Voyage

New Greater Straightway Baptist Church: A Convoluted Urban Voyage

July 18, 2012  |  Vantage

This North Philadelphia building has served as a synagogue twice and a church twice. Jeremy Gradwohl looks at the history of the onion-domed building at 1717 N. 7th St > more

Anything But Sober

Anything But Sober

June 8, 2012  |  Last Light

The 19th century beer barons of Philadelphia built breweries that looked more like castles than factories. For our third and final Beer Week installment, we visit the suitably ornate yet sadly vacant Rieger & Gretz Brewery on Germantown Avenue, which a neighborhood group hopes to put on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places > more