Posts Tagged ‘Roundhouse’

Marked Potential: Police Administration Building

Marked Potential: Police Administration Building

July 27, 2015  |  Marked Potential

The Police Administration Building at 700 Race Street is one of the city's more distinctive municipal buildings. Its commanding concrete curvature and grid of windows give the Roundhouse unmistakable flair. With her next Marked Potential, Shila Griffith give this mid-century gem a civic-minded makeover and puts it at the disposal of the community > more

Louis Kahn’s Prescription For Philadelphia

Louis Kahn’s Prescription For Philadelphia

March 11, 2013  |  Morning Blend

What Louis Kahn had to say about urban rhythms, the AP interested in the future plight of the Roundhouse, the reuse of Tioga, and progress at Drexel's LeBow > more

Hey, Keep The Roundhouse Around!

Hey, Keep The Roundhouse Around!

February 15, 2013  |  Morning Blend

A dignifying reuse needed for the Police building, transportation funding for seven city schools, Holmesburg trying to paint trestle, lessons from “resourceful” cities, and a call to bicyclists > more

Phase One Of Linc Renovations Approved

Phase One Of Linc Renovations Approved

January 10, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Changes afoot at the Linc, pre-empting any preservation concerns for the Roundhouse, the Planning Commission honored for its zoning code process, and the Archdiocese to sell some Center City space > more