Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill Banks’

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  |  History

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  |  Photography

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  |  Development

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

Bartram's Mile High

Bartram’s Mile High

July 24, 2013  |  Urbanism

As the Bartram's Mile segment of the growing and trail along the Schuylkill Banks inches closer to reality, neighbors and park users are invited to provide their feedback at meetings tonight and next Monday. Brad Maule has the latest on Southwest Philly's next major green space > more

Scenes From The Opening Of Paine's Park

Scenes From The Opening Of Paine’s Park

May 23, 2013  |  Uncategorized

A dozen years of planning and organizing produces Philadelphia's first intentional skate park, which opened yesterday > more