Posts Tagged ‘Olde Kensington’

Yards Looking For Bigger Yard

Yards Looking For Bigger Yard

January 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Philly’s largest brewery trying to get larger, an art deco transitional on North Broad, and development afoot at 5th & Master > more

Taking The Initiative In Kensington

Taking The Initiative In Kensington

June 1, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Ambitious development goals in Olde Kensington, some overlooked Corinthian columns, Philly’s most beautiful street views, South Philadelphians work to preserve their history, and more and more hauling to Philly > more

Uncertainty And Ingenuity On Kensington's Industrial American Street

Uncertainty And Ingenuity On Kensington’s Industrial American Street

June 3, 2013  |  News

When the Workshop of the World was churning full blast, its brand was distinctly American—American Street, that is. The historic industrial Kensington thoroughfare is a shell of its former self but, Devon McReynolds tells us, that spells 21st Century opportunity. The question facing officials: should American Street remain zoned for heavy industry or for an evolving mix of uses? > more

In Search Of The Girard

In Search Of The Girard

January 21, 2013  |  The Shadow Knows

Half missing and distorted beyond nearly all recognition, the old Girard Theatre is under there, somewhere. The Shadow digs around to find some clues--and the story of the building's rise and fall > more

New Animal Trails Unveiled At The Zoo

New Animal Trails Unveiled At The Zoo

August 17, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Orangutans trailblazing at the Philly Zoo, privatization may be in store for the Convention Center, the demolition of the Queen Lane Apartments pushed back indefinitely, and Olde Kensington's Umbrella Factory to be given a new life > more