Posts Tagged ‘West Philadelpha’

A Rusty Nail On Lancaster Avenue Reveals All

A Rusty Nail On Lancaster Avenue Reveals All

June 1, 2017  |  History

The Shadow dishes the dirt on an old stain remover manufacturer that wowed the city with their magic soap > more

Peoples Emergency Center Opens Doors To Low Income Artists

Peoples Emergency Center Opens Doors To Low Income Artists

January 25, 2017  |  Art & Design

New affordable housing complex opens to low income artists in West Powelton's Promise Zone > more

The Other Side Of The Tracks: A Tale Of Two Trestles

The Other Side Of The Tracks: A Tale Of Two Trestles

April 29, 2015  |  Development

The city is full of incidental boundaries that can often shape an area's socioeconomic character and influence housing prices and future development. More often than not, rail lines break neighborhoods into highly divided sections, creating an urban rift between prosperity and blight. David Hilbert examines the economics behind the "right" and "wrong" side of the train tracks in West Philly and Port Richmond > more

Penn Takes

Penn Takes “Collage” Approach To Preservation With Perry World House

March 6, 2015  |  Architecture

Not every historic building in the city can be saved, though total demolition doesn't have to be the final answer either. Co-editor Michael Bixler looks at a third way at Perry World House, now under construction, in conversation with University of Pennsylvania campus architect David Hollenberg > more

In A 1930s Supermarket, Reinventing The Food Industry

In A 1930s Supermarket, Reinventing The Food Industry

September 19, 2012  |  Development

Planners expect the new Center for Culinary Enterprises in West Philadelphia to be the nation's most comprehensive support program for food entrepreneurs and a catalyst for revival on South 48th Street. We check in Gregory Heller, who spearheaded the project > more