Posts Tagged ‘Port of Philadelphia’

Abandoned Navy Hangar Prepares For Final Battle

Abandoned Navy Hangar Prepares For Final Battle

September 14, 2018  |  Photography

A demolition study for the Mustin Field Seaplane Hangar at the Navy Yard puts a structural engineering landmark on notice. Michael Bixler takes us inside > more

At Pier 68, New Ways To Connect To The

At Pier 68, New Ways To Connect To The “Working” River

August 22, 2014  |  Art & Design

With construction on the South Philadelphia pier park set to start this fall, Nathaniel Popkin talks to landscape architect Bryan Hanes and his design team about their inspiration > more

It Started With Bananas

It Started With Bananas

May 20, 2014  |  History

Over a century since its founding on Dock Street, this legacy Philadelphia fruit importer is still expanding. Nic Esposito goes behind the facade for the story of banana king M. Levin and Company > more

Rethinking The Hazardous Waterfront

Rethinking The Hazardous Waterfront

December 3, 2012  |  Urbanism

What's the most unhealthy part of Philadelphia? A new study says anywhere along the Delaware River. In a Soapbox column today, Chris Mizes argues that while planners are taking into account public health by promoting mixed uses and walkability, when it comes to the waterfront especially, we're missing the bigger issue > more

Port Richmond's Sidewalks May Be Clean, But The Air Is Dirty

Port Richmond’s Sidewalks May Be Clean, But The Air Is Dirty

November 21, 2012  |  Development

Faced with major sources of mostly unmonitored air pollution, Port Richmond residents, empowered by the Clean Air Council, have taken to "citizen science," monitoring for serious pollutants themselves. The aim, says new contributor Alex Vuocolo, is to create a more localized system for understanding hidden threats to public health > more