Posts Tagged ‘Washington Square’

Lost In The Shuffle: Finding Philly's Displaced Soldiers

Lost In The Shuffle: Finding Philly’s Displaced Soldiers

May 25, 2018  |  Vantage

In honor of Memorial Day, Mickey Herr tracks the reinterred remains of soldiers who fought in the American Revolution and Civil War from Washington Square to Palumbo Recreation Center to Old Swedes' Church in South Philly > more

Some Love For Washington Square's Mid-Century

Some Love For Washington Square’s Mid-Century “Cheese Grater”

May 17, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Lauding a modernist classic in Washington Square, UArts students plan for a green future, the rebirth of Front & Master, and 25K flock to Franklin Square’s light festival > more

Lost Potential: Banking On A Better Future For PSFS Building

Lost Potential: Banking On A Better Future For PSFS Building

June 22, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

The former Philadelphia Savings Fund Society headquarters on Washington Square has had a hard time keeping occupants inside its grand banking floor since the parent financial institution sold the building in 1988. High end restaurants have come and gone, leaving the space vulnerable to uninspired reuse, like its current iteration as an urgent care medical facility, Jefferson at Washington Square. The Shadow thinks the hospital cashed the neighborhood's check by squandering the building's potential and freezing the block with cold commerce > more

It’s 2015, So Just How Green Is Philly?

It’s 2015, So Just How Green Is Philly?

January 14, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A post-green initiative evaluation, regarding the Curtis Center’s recently finalized plans for its $125 million renovation, a plea to fill an Aramark Tower front, and a lit Lit Brothers set for next week > more

Trove Of Philly-Centric Books For The Holidays

Trove Of Philly-Centric Books For The Holidays

December 16, 2014  |  Vantage

If you're looking for holiday books with a Philly bent, Nathaniel Popkin has ten new ones--from art to essays to history, biography, and policy--to suit the readers on your list > more