Posts Tagged ‘Northeast Philadelphia’

In Northeast Philadelphia, A Rich History Of Train Tracks And Acquisitions

In Northeast Philadelphia, A Rich History Of Train Tracks And Acquisitions

August 13, 2019  |  History

Ed Duffy give us a panoramic view of railroad history in Northeast Philadelphia with this longform essay > more

Legal Fund Fights Developers That Game The System

Legal Fund Fights Developers That Game The System

August 9, 2018  |  Preservation

The price of preservation is high when building owners undermine the authority of the Historical Commission through legal loopholes. Dana Rice unpacks the issue with this report > more

One Smart Cookie: When Keebler Called Philly Home

One Smart Cookie: When Keebler Called Philly Home

June 1, 2018  |  History

Girl Scout cookies: another city first! Harry K. gives a whirlwind history of America's favorite cake and cracker maker, Philly's own Keebler-Weyl Baking Company > more

Wild In The Streets: Tracking Philly's Coyote Connection

Wild In The Streets: Tracking Philly’s Coyote Connection

April 30, 2018  |  History

After an uptick in coyotes romping around the city last week, Harry K. introduces us to Philadelphia's pioneering naturalist Thomas Say who gave the wild animal its name > more

The Vanishing Of Northeast Village

The Vanishing Of Northeast Village

January 16, 2018  |  History

David Coyne traverses bramble and broken blacktop along Roosevelt Boulevard to reveal a military housing community that was evacuated and demolished in the 1960s > more