• 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 16 articles by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Chinatown

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…

Building Stories: The Roundhouse

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

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…

Night Market returns, hungry for more neighborhood delights

We’re officially entering fair-weather street festival season and last week The Food Trust announced its four Night Market locations for the…

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…

Icon of Chinatown overlooked no more

If you’ve walked down 10th Street in Chinatown you’ve seen Philadelphia’s version of a Mandarin palace, the Chinese Cultural and Community…

Meet Chinatown's new parklet

This weekend Chinatown celebrated the opening of its very own parklet, which adds a new pedestrian amenity along the busy 10th…

All Lit Up: Mesh mockup atop Lit Brothers

Lit Brothers could soon have large, animated digital ads on its roof as part of the Market East Commercial Advertising District.…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few…

Reading Terminal Market celebrates its 120th year with major renovations

February 22 is Reading Terminal Market’s 120th anniversary and, far from ossifying into old age, the market has a major renovation…

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…

Urbanize this highway: Renewed calls to rethink I-95 and the Vine Street Expressway

What if Philadelphia converted its elevated and sunken highways into urban assets? Imagine a broad, green boulevard instead of I-95 running…

Night Market Chinatown Delights

Wandering around Night Market in Chinatown last night was a treat. The Food Trust pulled together an amazing cross-section of the city…





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