“The stoop is a threshold between private and public space.”
The train station at Broad and Market (just west of City Hall) was originally built in 1881, then expanded upon by architect Frank Furness. It was razed in 1953.
At a groundbreaking ceremony this morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said the project reflected the city’s diversity.
Brace yourself for a mouthful.
You can visit the temple from August 10 to September 9.
“All my work is very much environmentally focused, and my environment just happens to be Philadelphia.” says one artist.
The notable institution would be celebrating its 200th anniversary this year — if it hadn’t been forcibly (and, many believe, wrongfully) shut down by the feds.
Compared to its peers, Philadelphia is a rooftop bar wasteland — but that may be about to change.