Rachel Hildebrandt, a recent graduate of PennDesign, is a native Philadelphian who is passionate about the changing city she inhabits. Before beginning her graduate studies in historic preservation with a focus on policy, Rachel obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and co-authored two books, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer (2009) and Oak Lane, Olney, and Logan (2011). She currently works as a program associate at Partners for Sacred Places.
In West Philly, L&I forced the removal of the historic theater's neon sign, which are being offered for sale by Provenance Architectural Salvage > more
Throw on the Kresge's theme and take a tour of some of the remaining Kresge buildings, all over the city > more
A massive 1889 church and school to be renovated for a growing congregation > more
The vast majority of empty schools are anything but threats to the community--they're architectural assets waiting to be leveraged > more
Classical bank incorporated into new Department of Public Welfare service center > more