Posts Tagged ‘Southwest Philadelphia’

Automotive Museum In Southwest Philly Goes The Distance (And Then Some)

Automotive Museum In Southwest Philly Goes The Distance (And Then Some)

May 28, 2019  |  Vantage

Virginia Lindak takes us inside the Simeone Foundation, one of Philly's best under-the-radar museums > more

Battered Brutalist School Awaits Neighborhood Plan

Battered Brutalist School Awaits Neighborhood Plan

April 6, 2018  |  Photography

In Eastwick, powerful architecture battles trash and vandalism at vacant George Pepper Middle School. Michael Bixler takes a look with this photo essay. > more

Building A Dreamboat During The Height Of The Great Depression

Building A Dreamboat During The Height Of The Great Depression

June 27, 2017  |  The Shadow Knows

What did boat-loving businessmen do during the Great Depression while their companies were tanking? Build themselves yachts, of course! The Shadow sets sail for Southwest Philly where a curvy factory building gave life to a buoyant diversion > more

Khmer Monastery In Kingsessing Enlightens The Schuylkill

Khmer Monastery In Kingsessing Enlightens The Schuylkill

April 24, 2017  |  Vantage

Dan Papa celebrates the Cambodian New Year with a look at the Wat Khmer Palelai Buddhist temple under construction in Southwest Philly > more

A Moving Monument

A Moving Monument

December 5, 2016  |  News

Nearly four years after Hidden City proposed relocating the forlorn Newkirk Viaduct Monument from the side of the train tracks to the forthcoming Bartram's Mile segment of the Schuylkill River Trail system... that has happened. Brad Maule has the story of the 177-year-old monument's relocation > more