Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill Banks’

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

May 12, 2014  |  Vantage

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  |  Developing Challenges, News

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

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia's Tidewater

A Petaled Rose Of Hell: Refineries, Fire Risk, And The New Geography Of Oil In Philadelphia’s Tidewater

December 10, 2013  |  Vantage

As Will Bunch reveals in his Daily News report today, the increasing rail transport of crude oil through the city may be a threat to public safety. In this investigation, Hidden City contributor Christopher Dougherty explores Philadelphia's dangerous history with oil refining and transport—and contemporary industry changes that are putting increased pressure on local infrastructure > more

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

November 4, 2013  |  Vantage

With an assist from the Commonwealth, the Schuykill River Development Corporation flipped the upgraded switch to relight the bridges over the Schuylkill River in Center City on September 26th. Brad Maule brings his camera and tripod for a stroll along the banks to bask in their glow > more

Center City Residents To Voice Opinion On Proposed Schuylkill Riverfront Tower Tonight

Center City Residents To Voice Opinion On Proposed Schuylkill Riverfront Tower Tonight

August 13, 2013  |  Buzz

With the proposed 21-story One Riverside Park, Dranoff Properties has the potential to redeem itself for Symphony House and provide Philadelphia with a 21st Century riverfront architectural icon. Not all Center City residents, however, are very excited about it > more