Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

Don't Call It A Warehouse

Don’t Call It A Warehouse

December 6, 2013  |  Last Light

Another former factory in the river wards is slated to become apartments. Peter Woodall visited during its last days and brings us a portrait > more

Resurrecting The Workshop Of The World

Resurrecting The Workshop Of The World

April 16, 2013  |  Morning Blend

A look at NextFab’s manufacturing co-working space on Washington Avenue, what’s being made in Fishtown, the road ahead for tech businesses at the Navy Yard, and SugarHouse to pay up for polluting the Delaware > more

In Port Richmond, An Industrial Legacy Lives On

In Port Richmond, An Industrial Legacy Lives On

January 9, 2013  |  Makin' It

Last year, the descendants of the original CH Masland, who built the nation's largest auto carpet mill in Port Richmond, returned to their great-great grandfather's factory. Theresa Stigale accompanied them on the Hidden City version of "this is your life" (and she stuck around to talk to photograph some of the building's current tenants) > more

Northern Liberties Then & Now

Northern Liberties Then & Now

August 10, 2012  |  Last Light

Northern Liberties has changed so much lately that even 10 years ago seems like a distant era. Join us as we take a dip via photo essay into the semi-recent past, when rotting factories and vacant lots still dotted the neighborhood > more

Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades

April 18, 2012  |  Last Light

This handsome and useful Fishtown fellow has done a little of everything: fire house, Grand Army of the Republic meeting hall, post office, Army-Navy surplus store--perhaps even a speakeasy and brothel--and home to Ampere Electric for the last 62 years > more