Posts Tagged ‘Strawberry Mansion’

There Was No End To The Music

There Was No End To The Music

February 8, 2013  |  Vantage

How do we remember and preserve the legacy of John Coltrane and what was, in the 1940s-1960s, one of the top jazz communities in the world? Rob Armstrong helps us launch the discussion with this first in a series of articles we're producing with the website All About Jazz--a portrait of Coltrane immersed in his city > more

What To Do With The City Branch: Return It To Transit As Light Rail

What To Do With The City Branch: Return It To Transit As Light Rail

June 8, 2012  |  Soapbox

With planning to begin on the underground City Branch railroad connecting to the Reading Viaduct, we asked our contributor Stephen Stofka to provide an alternate vision for light rail extending from the heart of Center City to Fairmount Park and beyond. He says it could cost a fraction of the cost of green space and is practically "shovel ready" > more

Always A Philadelphian

Always A Philadelphian

February 1, 2012  |  Vantage

John Coltrane came of age, learned from the masters, and became a legend living in Philadelphia--now preservationists are working to save Trane’s Strawberry Mansion home > more

Reversing The Deadly Numbers Of Strawberry Mansion

Reversing The Deadly Numbers Of Strawberry Mansion

January 26, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Seeking a "ceasefire" for Strawberry Mansion, submissions for preservation awards due, Lancaster Ave's renaissance, Market East Staples to close, and looking at ads on public space > more

2011 Endangered Properties List Released

2011 Endangered Properties List Released

December 8, 2011  |  Buzz

Coltrane House, Joe Frazier's Gym, Chinese Cultural Center, Kensington Soup Kitchen top list > more