Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Zoo’

Philadelphia Zoo Balloon, Grounded For Good

Philadelphia Zoo Balloon, Grounded For Good

February 5, 2014  |  History

The latest victim in the long winter of our discontent is the Philadelphia Zoo Balloon, whose final year of service was preempted by the heavy, wet snow yesterday. Brad Maule looks back on its twelve years on the skyline > more

The Philadelphia Eagles Comeback Story

The Philadelphia Eagles Comeback Story

May 6, 2013  |  Urbanism

On Saturday, a bald eagle soared above the bustling Schuylkill River, from Fairmount Park to Center City and beyond. Brad Maule looks into how they've re-established Philadelphia as a natural habitat > more

15 Trolley: Improvements, Plans, Route Changes And, Yes, Delays

15 Trolley: Improvements, Plans, Route Changes And, Yes, Delays

February 2, 2012  |  Urbanism

Planners are eying a new fleet of ground level trolley cars for future use on the 15 and the subway-surface routes. In the meantime, wait until April to see the old streamliner cars again > more

Behind Victorians

Behind Victorians

January 16, 2012  |  Architecture

Take an exhaustive grand tour of Parkside with the careful--and hopeful--eye of Stephen Stofka > more