• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 15 articles by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Callowhill

In Common: Rail Park opens, carrying the freight of a changing neighborhood

What does it mean to create a new park in a changing, sometimes contested neighborhood? Next in our series about Philly's…

Streetviews: Q&A with Azavea's Robert Cheetham

For this week’s Streetviews Q&A we sat down with Robert Cheetham, founder of the civic minded geospatial and software firm Azavea,…

September 20: Greenway dreams come to life on Spring Garden

Like Brigadoon, a fleeting vision of the Spring Garden Street Greenway will appear along one block of Spring Garden for one…

Explore the Reading Viaduct with Unusual Spaces [video]

If you’ve never explored the Reading Railroad right of way – either above ground on the 9th Street viaduct or below…

'Write Sky' aloft on May 10

UPDATE 5/9/14, 4:30PM: WRITE SKY HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  Look up and you might just see neighborhood messages in the sky. This…

Be a tourist at home: Seven Jane's Walks, May 2-4

It’s time to take your eyes to the street, Philly. Join PlanPhilly May 2-4 as we present Jane’s Walk, a…

When will construction start on Phase 1 of the Rail Park?

Creating a linear park out of the whole Reading Viaduct and City Branches may be a long way off, but last…

From Above: Reading Viaduct and Callowhill, 1927

It’s been an age since we featured a vintage view of Philly from above, but here’s an especially apt one in…

Mid-Century Philly: Inquirer and Daily News HQs

As the Inquirer and Daily News move to their new home at 8th and Market this month, we look back at…

From Above: 'Looking in the Parkway, 1925'

Last week, I shared two aerials of the Parkway from 1920 and 1921. This week, as we close out our…

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

Developer Eric Blumenfeld is dreaming up a new future for the vacant Thaddeus Stevens School of Practice on Spring Garden Street…

Whither the Reading Viaduct wrapped in the Callowhill NID?

I was surprised to hear City Council unanimously vote in favor of the Callowhill Reading Viaduct Neighborhood Improvement District on Thursday.…

Spring Garden Street Greenway community design workshop on 12/6

Spring Garden Street could someday be a green connector between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. As previously reported here, the public conversation…

Redesigning Spring Garden Street as a Greenway

Imagine Spring Garden Street as a green urban boulevard where pedestrians, runners, and cyclists had a recreational trail to move along,…





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