Abandoned Property

North Central: Tearing Down to Build Up

https://vimeo.com/22890200] Gregory Trainor has not had an alcoholic beverage in three months. Though he still frequents bars, he’s content with just ordering a glass of water. “I took a pledge,” said Trainor, 23. “I will […]

East Falls

East Falls: A Cemetery for Millionaires

https://vimeo.com/22940188]   Millionaire’s Row. It’s not exactly something you’d associate with a cemetery. But then again, neither are Atlantic City and Tacony. At least, you wouldn’t by just looking at one of the biggest mausoleums […]

Featured Stories

Francisville: Parks Create More Than Just Grass

https://vimeo.com/22909418] A cleaning and greening initiative has swept Philadelphia including the small, historic neighborhood of Francisville. Vacant lots in Francisville are disappearing at a surprisingly fast rate thanks in part to Penelope Giles, founder of […]

Art

Germantown: Festival Unites Historic Sites

https://vimeo.com/22931645] Germantown’s annual festival celebrating history and culture has historical roots that go deep. “Fest for the Quest” was an annual collaboration among Historic Germantown and students from Germantown High School and Germantown Friends School. […]