Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Ustick Walter’

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

Repeating History In Old City After Chestnut Street Fire

March 1, 2018  |  Vantage

Tyler Putman takes a look at the recent fire that ravaged 239 Chestnut Street and its long-gone neighbor the Jayne Building, a mid-19th century skyscraper that suffered a similar fate > 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

Pipe Organ Concert Opens Doors To Girard College Chapel

Pipe Organ Concert Opens Doors To Girard College Chapel

April 15, 2016  |  Last Light

Girard College Chapel is an overlooked treasure trove containing some of the city's best Greek and Art Deco detailing. It's also home to one of the biggest pipe organs in Philadelphia. Dan Papa unlocks the radiant vault with this revealing photo essay > more

Wrong Side Of The Tracks: Newkirk Viaduct Monument In Photos

Wrong Side Of The Tracks: Newkirk Viaduct Monument In Photos

March 13, 2013  |  Last Light

Brad Maule joins Brad Peniston in dusting off a 175 year old public artwork that stands mysteriously next to a seriously active railroad trunk in Southwest Philadelphia > more

Who Moved The Newkirk Viaduct Monument?

Who Moved The Newkirk Viaduct Monument?

March 13, 2013  |  Vantage

A major monument from the man who designed Girard College and the dome of the US Capitol stands jammed against the railroad tracks under a bridge in Southwest Philly. Brad Peniston wants to know why it's not somewhere more noticeable > more