Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Buck & Co.’

Remembering Buck, One Year Later

Remembering Buck, One Year Later

April 9, 2013  |  Last Light

After a year of coping with the loss of the Buck Hosiery mill and two firefighters who died trying to put out the fire that brought it down, the city's would was ripped open again over the weekend in Fabric Row. Theresa Stigale remembers Buck with these photos taken in that fire's cleanup > more

When Northern Liberties Burned

When Northern Liberties Burned

April 16, 2012  |  Vantage

The Inquirer's Stephan Salisbury remembers the primal fear of the Swoboda Tannery fire of 1990, one of a series of fires big and small that leveled chunks of the Northern Liberties > more

RIP, Buck, From Your Neighbor Viking Mills

RIP, Buck, From Your Neighbor Viking Mills

April 13, 2012  |  Last Light

With a vigil for the lost and injured firefighters and neighborhood scheduled for Sunday at 6PM, we send this offering of love > more

Let's Get To Work

Let’s Get To Work

April 12, 2012  |  Possible City

If we want buildings like Buck Hosiery to be assets rather than catastrophic liabilities then we need to create preservation tools for workplaces, mills, and factories. With another historically important mill sitting vulnerable across the street, the imperative is now, says Nathaniel Popkin > more

On Buck Owners:

On Buck Owners: “It Was All A Great Swindle”

April 11, 2012  |  Buzz

Artist Mat Tomezsko's experience with Michael Lichtenstein, owner of Buck Hosiery, is more insight into the dubious and careless business practices that led to Monday's fire > more