Posts Tagged ‘Woodlands Cemetery’

New 40th Street Trolley Portal Design Dull On Arrival

New 40th Street Trolley Portal Design Dull On Arrival

March 19, 2018  |  Vantage

University City District's beautification of the 40th Street Trolley Portal was high on concept, but appears to have fumbled on delivery. Contributor Ann de Forest has the full review > more

Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City

Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City

November 17, 2017  |  Vantage

Illustrator Ben Leech enlivens the dying art of architectural drawing with his exhibition, "Cret Illustrated: Revisiting a Philadelphia Icon in Sketches," at Woodlands Cemetery. Michael Bixler has the preview > more

Cryptoporticus Exposed: Tunnels Beneath Woodlands Mansion Bare All

Cryptoporticus Exposed: Tunnels Beneath Woodlands Mansion Bare All

January 28, 2015  |  News

Cryptoportiwho? Michael Bixler went urban spelunking inside the network of service tunnels that lie beneath Hamilton's Mansion with Woodlands Cemetery executive director Jessica Baumert. Open to the elements after more than a century, the subterranean passageways are currently undergoing major structural restoration > more

The Overlapping Centuries Of Mayfair Florist

The Overlapping Centuries Of Mayfair Florist

February 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Inside Stein Your Florist in Mayfair, Woodlands selects master plan coordinator, Blackwell moves on Market Street Police HQ, and transit-oriented development proposals sought for far West Philly > more

Why 400 South 40th Street Matters

Why 400 South 40th Street Matters

March 28, 2013  |  Vantage

The struggle to save the Levy-Leas Mansion in West Philadelphia persists. Aaron Wunsch reminds us why it was important in the first place > more