Posts Tagged ‘the city of neighborhoods’

Fade And A Shave: Inside Philly's Black Barbershops

Fade And A Shave: Inside Philly’s Black Barbershops

December 7, 2016  |  Last Light

Contributor Theresa Stigale documents life inside neighborhood barbershops with this photo essay > more

Modernist Monument To Mid-Century Expansion And The Rise Of The Northeast

Modernist Monument To Mid-Century Expansion And The Rise Of The Northeast

May 1, 2015  |  Vantage

The Northeast Regional Library on Cottman Avenue was built with a Modernist eye and a civic mind. Part of the Free Library's 1956 Regional Plan to put a library within 15 minutes of every Philadelphian's doorstep, the branch was also the first in the area, officially unifying the relatively new neighborhood with the rest of the city. Molly Lester looks at the origins of Northeast Philadelphia expansion through the lens of this award winning Mid-Century mainstay > more

All Aboard For GPTMC's New Neighborhoods Campaign

All Aboard For GPTMC’s New Neighborhoods Campaign

May 8, 2013  |  Buzz

Mayor Nutter joined Meryl Levitz and GPTMC this week for a trolley tour through three neighborhoods highlighted in the new Philadelphia Neighborhoods tourism campaign > more

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We, “The City of (Changing) Neighborhoods”

March 26, 2012  |  Morning Blend

The genesis (& evolution) of our nickname "the city of neighborhoods," looking at an old dividing line in western Center City, a beloved Point Breeze mural saved, and shifting plans for a residential complex in Old City > more