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Reading Viaduct


Toast the End of Summer With a Fiesta at the Viaduct Rail Park

We all know that Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of the season. But the second-last weekend of summer is still deep in day-drinking, […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Industrial Chic in Callowhill

You know those glamorous lofts you see in the movies? The ones with huge windows and amazing views of the city, exposed brick walls everywhere giving […]


WATCH: Empty Reading Viaduct Lot Transforms Into Beer Garden

A group of Philadelphians has been working for years to turn portions of the Reading Viaduct, an unused, elevated rail line that cuts across the […]


Reading Viaduct Park Would Make Getting Around Philly Easier

Last September, after visiting the new Whitney Museum in New York, I climbed up to the High Line for what I thought would be a breezy stroll with gorgeous […]


High Line Lessons for Reading Viaduct Park

For anyone living under a rock for the past six or seven years, there’s something called the High Line in New York City. It’s “among […]


SEPTA Expected to Lease Reading Viaduct Spur to Rail Park Project, Sale to City to Follow

Can you believe this is really happening? Unlike other potentially transformative neighborhood projects that either get stuck in some funding lurch, bureaucratic nonsense hole, or […]


VIDEO: “The Abandoned Tunnel Under Philadelphia”

At this point, most of us are aware–and of course totally jazzed about–the planned Rail Park on the elevated section of the long-disused Reading Viaduct. What […]


Morning Headlines: 5 Philly Parks, Including The Rail Park, Get Boost in Funding

The William Penn Foundation will partner with The Knight Foundation to donate $11 million to five city parks, according to a report from Inga Saffron in […]


Rail Park Plans Continue to Make Headway with Phase 1

As one reader reminded us on our roundup of developments we’ll be tracking in 2015, the proposed Rail Park is one of the city’s most […]

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Illuminating PBS Documentary on the Reading Viaduct

Even those who oppose the idea of turning the abandoned Philadelphia Reading Railroad tracks into public space will have a hard time feeling cynical about […]


Morning Headlines: City Promises Funds for Reading Viaduct and Rail Park Project

Long-time supporters of the Reading Viaduct and Rail Park project must be reeling at the latest backing the plan has received. From Philly.com: Without fanfare, the city […]


Very Sad News: RIP Paul VanMeter

Natural causes can be cruel. Paul VanMeter, who co-founded VIADUCTgreene, died on Thursday at a too-young 54. Paul was one of those advocates for the […]


Reading Viaduct Park Promo Video

If you haven’t already seen it, Philly mag’s Simon Van Zuylen-Wood posted a promo video for the Reading Viaduct Park project and we highly recommend […]

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WATCH: Awesome Video About Plans for Reading Viaduct Park

Friends of the Rail Park have released a beautifully-shot promo/fundraiser video for their exciting Reading Viaduct project, which if realized, would span from NoLibs to […]


Property’s Philebrity Awards Picks

Each year the website Philebrity solicits votes for its annual awards, which include categories ranging from General Fabulousness to Non-Profit of the Year. This year […]