Posts Tagged ‘Southwest Philadelphia’

Concrete Cowboy Of Southwest Philly Finds A New Home At Bartram's Garden

Concrete Cowboy Of Southwest Philly Finds A New Home At Bartram’s Garden

September 24, 2019  |  City Life

After being ousted from vacant, City-owned land, an urban cowboy and his posse of young protégées find a permanent place to hang their hats. Sam Newhouse has the news > more

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  |  History

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  |  History

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  |  Architecture

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