• 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 concerning South Kensington

Selective demolition at South Kensington's Gretz Brewery

The historic but fragile Gretz Brewery complex has stood at the corner of Germantown Avenue and Oxford Street since the 1880s,…

Affordable housing rehabs in Fairhill and South Kensington improve 77 units for low-income families

As afforable housing developments age, managing and preserving them, both physically and financially, while neighborhoods change and energy costs rise is…

Keepin' It Local: Alternative currency circulates in Kensington

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Sara Khan and Diana Cooper checked in on South Kensington's Keepin' It…

South Kensington Block Deals with Rodents, Vacancy and Broken Sidewalks

Residents of the 1800 block of North 4th Street, between Berks and North Cadwallader streets, talked about the quality of life…

Equal Dollars Rewards South Kensington Residents

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods/PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan share this story on the expansion of…

New Shops Provide Commercial Progress On Girard Avenue

 As part of her reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor checked in with a few new businesses along West Girard…

South Kensington Church Plans to Sell Building

 As part of her reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly Sara Khan checked in on the vacant St. Michael's Business School at 2nd…

Blurring the lines of South Kensington

What's in a neighborhood name? As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods/PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan set out…

Condominiums Create Controversy on Thompson Street

As the development pressure from Northern Liberties and Fishtown expands, vacant parcels in South and East Kensington are being scooped up…

Help Kung Fu Necktie and Johnny Brenda's corral bikes

In lots of spots around the city there just isn't enough bike parking to satisfy demand. But this year the city…

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and…

December 12-16: PHS holiday pop-up shop, Moviehouse, urban gardening talk, Unsilent Night

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Holiday Pop-Up Shop Monday, December 12- Friday, December 16, 8am-2:30pm daily. Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard.…

Rolling rally, LOOK! on Lancaster, Claes in Philly, Brooklyn's 3rd Ward outpost in Kensington

Broad & Dickinson | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool Today's Phillies playoff pep rally will be on…



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