Posts Tagged ‘market street’

Then & Now: 20th And Market

Then & Now: 20th And Market

March 13, 2015  |  Then & Now

20th and Market has seen its share of change. Once anchored by the mighty Mastbaum movie palace, the block laid vacant for 30 years until two financial district towers rose in its place giving birth to Commerce Square. Jennifer Rodgers lines up the ghosts of Philly past with present day in her new series, Then and Now > more

Subway Complex Beneath City Hall To Be Renovated By 2020

Subway Complex Beneath City Hall To Be Renovated By 2020

January 29, 2015  |  Morning Blend

SEPTA announces timeline for revamped stations and concourse, previewing this summer’s Impressionism exhibit at the PMA, preservation woes in Darby, and Girard Square razed > more

On The Dangers Of Ad Hoc Interpretations Of The Zoning Code

On The Dangers Of Ad Hoc Interpretations Of The Zoning Code

December 16, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Just how slippery of a slope are laxer readings of “safety services," Mummers seek a more approachable experience this year, CDC gets $40K reward, and making way for East Market development > 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

Ensuring Abandoned Buildings Are Safe— Easier Said Than Done

Ensuring Abandoned Buildings Are Safe— Easier Said Than Done

February 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

L&I still in over its head, ground broken for UCity apartment tower, pedestrian amenities now easier to obtain, and Mt. Airy book shop and community center to close > more