North Broad Street Corridor

(The Uptown Theatre, on North Broad Street near Susquehanna, in North Philadelphia.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Renovations Begin At North Philadelphia’s Historic ‘Uptown’ Theatre

The art deco-styled theatre opened its doors in 1929. It started out as a movie theatre, and by the 1960s it was the crown jewel of Philadelphia’s black entertainment scene.


Temple University

Temple Joins Philly Building Boom With $1B Plan

Temple University has joined a college-based building boom in Philadelphia that civic leaders hope will benefit the city as a whole, not just students.