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Subdued Commerce

Terminal Commerce Building
401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, 13 October, 2010
Copyright © 2010, Bob Bruhin. All rights reserved.

But the Viaduct was also the subject of one of my design studios during my sabbatical as an architecture student a few years ago. I got to spend a semester with my fellow students confronting the possibilities of the thing. And like so many other studios and charrettes, passionate advocates and responsible leaders, I find that the key to unlocking its substantial value is to reactivate its genius as a piece of connective infrastructure.

(via WAYS & MEANS: Realizing Philly’s Great Stone Connector – Next American City)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 
8:00 pm 
Admission: $7.00

The Trestle Inn 
11th & Callowhill, Philadelphia, PA 
267-239-0290

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the Secret Cinema returns to The Trestle Inn, the popular “Whiskey and Go Go” nightspot in Philadelphia’s emerging “loft district.” On that night we’ll revisit a favorite Secret Cinema program concept that we last presented nine years ago,* Exotica Music FilmsThis collection of ultra-rare footage from a variety of sources — including very early TV shows and film jukeboxes from the 1940s — offers a chance to hear, and see, a wondrous assortment of international music (both authentic and gloriously fake), from a carefree, boozy time, before David Byrne rendered “World Music” a politically-correct bore.

All of the films will be projected from 16mm film prints on a giant movie screen (not video).

There will be one complete show, starting at 8:00 pm. Admission is $7.00,

(via Secret Cinema homepage)

Philly Love Notes: #whyilovephilly Party!

Philly Love Notes: #whyilovephilly Party!

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PSoP 150th Anniversary Exhibition, a set on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Three of my “Urban Landscapes” images are currently hanging in the 150th anniversary exhibition of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia.

Four more opening receptions are scheduled:

Speaking of Spring Garden Street, Planning Director Karen Thompson said the pre-proposal meeting for the Spring Garden Connector project design RFP was well attended, and she was hoping that meant many submissions would be received by today’s deadline. UPDATE: Nine proposals were received by the deadline.

A short-list for the designer of perhaps the largest neighborhood-to-river connection project along the Central Delaware will be finalized early next week, she said, with interviews Nov. 5. Staff hopes to bring a proposed contract to the board executive committee at its December meeting. 

(via DRWC unveils Penn Street Trail renderings, and will soon hire designer for Spring Garden Connector | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia’s Future)