You are viewing 9 articles with the tag Woodlands Cemetery

    • mt moriah gatehouse preservation

In Cobbs Creek, a home for the dead gets new life

A cemetery with a long, remarkable past – which, unfortunately, included periods of neglect and deterioration – is working on a new plan for a long, sustainable future. Mount Moriah Cemetery,…

    • The Woodlands mansion, during terrace and cryptoporticus reconstruction
Eyes on the Street

The Woodlands charts new course built on old assets, broad appeal

That historic site is so relevant, said hardly anyone ever. But that’s just what The Woodlands has become. The more common narrative in the world of house museums and standalone…

    • Jamaican D's, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

September 23-27: Mobile food workshop | Central Northeast meeting | Mural dedication | PHS garden tour | Urban water history lesson | UC Green's 15th anniversary

Looking for something to do this week? Here are our top event picks. LEARN: Making Money in the Mobile Restaurant Business workshop Monday, September 23. 5:30pm. Silverman Hall, on 34th Street…

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April 19-21: Public health talk | Barnes Arboretum walk | "Go West" Craft Fare | St. Augustine Church open house | Deaf Jam showing

Happy Friday Streeters! This weekend's event calendar has a little something for everyone: Drinks and discussion, an arboretum tour, entertainment packed craft festival, nightime church tour and award winning documentary showing.…

    • Laurel Hill Cemetery

Building a City of the Dead

During its heyday, it was one of the most densely populated swaths of land in Philadelphia. Some 70,000 souls called it home —  permanently. Founded in 1836, as the city's first…

    • Destroy This Memory by Richard Misrach, a new book that documents and reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Photo essays for the Holidays

Three photography books released this year give wildly different treatments to a subject near and dear to every urbanite's heart  —abandoned cities. But alone, or together, they also make the perfect…

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery Nicole Contosta reports that over fifty graves were damaged by vandals last week, the majority of the damage consisting of knocking over…

    • The Woodlands

The Woodlands, then and now

Watch the video Read a related story Feb. 17By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhillyTo Philadelphians who have spent time around University City, The Woodlands, at the southeastern tip of West…

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Woodlands and beyond

The Woodlands Mansion, in 1809 by William Birch from the Print and Picture (Castner) Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia Feb. 17 Hamilton’s connection with the University of Pennsylvania During the 18th…

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