Posts Tagged ‘PennDesign’

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

July 25, 2018  |  Preservation

HOPE Crew, a masonry workshop organized by the National Trust, leaves the decaying stone walls of Eastern State Penitentiary looking "on point." Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The “Philadelphia School” That Inspired & Frustrated Her

May 11, 2016  |  Architecture

A new exhibit on Philadelphia designers has Nathaniel Popkin thinking about the deep and sometimes frayed connections between them and Jane Jacobs, whose centennial is celebrated with two new books > more

With Ice And Coal Building's Murals Gone, Is Italian Market Development Coming?

With Ice And Coal Building’s Murals Gone, Is Italian Market Development Coming?

January 26, 2015  |  Development

The community mural wall at 9th and Ellsworth is all but a gray-washed memory today. A barrier for the empty lot where the Ice And Coal building once stood, it stands a fine example of artists pitching it to tackle urban blight. Daniel Shurley takes us down to South 9th Street, where plans for a Business Improvement District, and possibly a new, creative life for the wall, are currently in the works > more