Posts Tagged ‘Olney’

Wooden Icons of New York City’s Skyline Still Hewn in Olney

Wooden Icons of New York City’s Skyline Still Hewn in Olney

September 28, 2017  |  Preservation

For the last 163 years, the Hall-Woolford Tank Company has supplied the Big Apple with its most enduring skyline icon: the rooftop water tank. Contributor Chris Dougherty takes us into the shop of the Olney manufacturer where the spirit of Workshop of the World is alive and well > more

Dubble Bubble & Baseball Cards: Philadelphia's Fleer Legacy

Dubble Bubble & Baseball Cards: Philadelphia’s Fleer Legacy

February 22, 2016  |  History

Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training, a welcome harbinger of warmer days and a sober reminder of the Phillies' rebuilding. Brad Maule gets into the baseball spirit and profiles Fleer, the bubble gum and baseball card company that called Philly home until 1996 > more

On North 5th Street In Olney, Shopkeepers Redefine

On North 5th Street In Olney, Shopkeepers Redefine “Main Street”

September 9, 2015  |  Development

Theresa Stigale checks in on shopkeepers and the non-profit North 5th Street Revitalization Project, as the shopping district evolves beyond "Koreatown" > more

SEPTA, Freedom and Independence

SEPTA, Freedom and Independence

July 11, 2014  |  Photography

Last month, Brad Maule, Chris Dougherty, Steve Ives, and Steve Weinik spent an entire day riding SEPTA. They started and stopped at 30th Street Station, and for the eight hours in between, they photographed their journeys using SEPTA's all-day Independence Pass > more

Love And Rockets

Love And Rockets

November 20, 2013  |  Photography

Like most people, when NASA plans southerly aeronautic events, B Love (Hidden City Daily co-editor Brad Maule) makes plans at Broad & Olney. His long exposure photograph shows last night's Minotaur 1 rocket launch sailing over the Philly Skyline > more