• 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 7 articles by the author Christine Fisher concerning Riverfronts & Waterfronts

Fairmount Water Works still recovering from May 1 flood

The rainstorm that flooded the Schuylkill Banks, left passengers stranded on the roof of a SEPTA bus and forced the…

City "daylights" first creek, restoring it from sewer to stream

Beneath Philly’s streets lies approximately 3,000 miles of sewers - both manmade channels and creeks that were capped and incorporated into…

Volunteers clean and green Northwest Philly woods

Volunteers took to the woods and streams of Northwest Philly yesterday to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service by…

Waterfront Winterfest brings ice rink, lodge, shopping, dining and more to Penn's Landing

The Waterfront Winterfest at Penn's Landing, opening Nov. 29, had me at "homemade Thanksgiving leftover 'Hot Pockets'" and "caramelized pumpkin…

City seeks input on Frankford Creek Greenway

When the city released the Philadelphia Trail Master Plan this summer, it identified Frankford Creek Greenway, section A, as the second…

Touring the Schuylkill's historic gazebos with the Parks Alliance

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) upstream, the Schuylkill River’s eastern bank has four gazebos dating back to the 1800s,…

Trash task force fights Tacony Creek litter

In streams across the country, environmental stewards have made significant improvements in reducing waste water and chemical and industrial pollution, but…





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