Posts Tagged ‘market street bridge’

Alley Re-Making As Place Making

Alley Re-Making As Place Making

October 9, 2015  |  Morning Blend

How the lowly service alley is shifting the focus in urban place making, on the wooden 400 block of Reed Street, and revamping the Market Street Bridge before its redecking > more

Chronometrical Obelisk Of Market Street: 1805-1953

Chronometrical Obelisk Of Market Street: 1805-1953

February 17, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Last year, Hidden City asked who moved the Newkirk Viaduct Monument. And since then, we've learned that the 176-year-old sculpture might be incorporated into park plans for Bartram's Mile—at its original site at the foot of the Grays Ferry Bridge over the Schuylkill River. Just upstream, an even older monument once commemorated the first bridge at Market Street. The Shadow looks into what ever happened to it > more