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  • Plan Philly updates our early report on the sale of the Church of the Assumption, The mid-19th century Catholic church has been sold to John Wei, a Chinatown developer. Previous owner Siloam had spent four years trying to get clearance form the historical commission to raze the building, and so many see the transfer as a promising sign.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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