Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill Banks’

New Schuylkill River Trail Extension Now Open

New Schuylkill River Trail Extension Now Open

February 15, 2018  |  Urbanism

Michael Bixler takes us on a stroll down the newest segment of the Schuylkill River Trail > more

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

A Disaster Waiting To Happen? Oil Trains And The Collision at Fairmount Park Tunnel

March 23, 2015  |  History

Crude oil train accidents are happening all over the country at an alarming rate. As 160,000 barrels move through Philadelphia daily, many worry that a disaster is going to happen sooner than later. Harry K put an eye on present day concerns about the oil trains running along the Schuylkill River East Side Railroad and looks at the tragic accident of 1900 inside Fairmount Park Tunnel > more

The Hidden River On Grand Display

The Hidden River On Grand Display

October 2, 2014  |  Development

With a boardwalk in Center City and a reimagined rec center in Manayunk each set to open this week, Philadelphia has two inspiring venues in which to see the Schuylkill River anew. Brad Maule previews the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk and Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center > more

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

May 12, 2014  |  Art & Design

This weekend, the popular Schuylkill Banks trail will become an outdoor art gallery. Sarah Barr previews Art in the Open Philadelphia 2014 > more

The Complicated Growth Of CHOP

The Complicated Growth Of CHOP

March 4, 2014  |  Development

What happens when a growing healthcare institution meets with a growing residential neighborhood at a crucial location for the entire city? The answer, Theresa Everline finds, is quite complicated, in this detailed look at CHOP's expansion on the east side of the South Street Bridge > more