Archive for April, 2012

Back To The Future

Back To The Future

April 30, 2012  |  Last Light

OK, we figured you might not believe that Philly is a great city for Art Deco architecture, so we sent Laura Kicey to shoot some of the most stunning examples around town > more

Last Vault Of The Nouveau Riche

Last Vault Of The Nouveau Riche

April 30, 2012  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow Knows dons his raccoon coat and tails as he sets out to uncover North Philly's gilded age along the new frontier we call North Broad > more

Big Property Tax Hike Possible In Gentrifying Areas

Big Property Tax Hike Possible In Gentrifying Areas

April 30, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Some to lose out in the switch from assessed to actual value, the Barnes' move now underway, estimating the cost of Pier 9 renovations, trolley tracks to be replaced in West Philly, and the Dilworth Plaza project is indeed making progress > more

Court Day For Church Of The Assumption

Court Day For Church Of The Assumption

April 27, 2012  |  Buzz

Common Pleas Court will hear the case to uphold last year's ruling barring demolition of the historic 1849 church on Spring Garden Street--another case of the "financial hardship" being claimed by the owner of an historically valuable and architecturally significant building in Philadelphia > more

Deco City? One Of The Best

Deco City? One Of The Best

April 27, 2012  |  Vantage

Ben Leech makes the case that there's as much Art Deco in Philly as anywhere and more Philly in Art Deco than everywhere else > more