Posts Tagged ‘Newkirk Viaduct Monument’

A Moving Monument

A Moving Monument

December 5, 2016  |  News

Nearly four years after Hidden City proposed relocating the forlorn Newkirk Viaduct Monument from the side of the train tracks to the forthcoming Bartram's Mile segment of the Schuylkill River Trail system... that has happened. Brad Maule has the story of the 177-year-old monument's relocation > more

170 Years In The Making: Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor In West Philly

170 Years In The Making: Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor In West Philly

September 8, 2015  |  Buzz

Follow the history of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor in this video by Brad Peniston > more

The Monument Men

The Monument Men

July 9, 2014  |  Vantage

As the Bartram's Mile phase of the Schuylkill Banks development inches closer, the fate of the Newkirk Viaduct Monument remains unclear. Brad Peniston revisits the 176-year-old obelisk to learn more about the people inscribed on its base—and why they're important to remember > more

Bartram's Mile High

Bartram’s Mile High

July 24, 2013  |  News

As the Bartram's Mile segment of the growing and trail along the Schuylkill Banks inches closer to reality, neighbors and park users are invited to provide their feedback at meetings tonight and next Monday. Brad Maule has the latest on Southwest Philly's next major green space > more

Wrong Side Of The Tracks: Newkirk Viaduct Monument In Photos

Wrong Side Of The Tracks: Newkirk Viaduct Monument In Photos

March 13, 2013  |  Last Light

Brad Maule joins Brad Peniston in dusting off a 175 year old public artwork that stands mysteriously next to a seriously active railroad trunk in Southwest Philadelphia > more