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Steve Currall

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.

Excavating The American Revolution

Excavating The American Revolution

May 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Sifting through colonial privies, Planning Commission okays Sharswood PHA HQ plans, $30 million in upgrades coming to PHL, talking the history of Chinatown, and breaking the rules of historic house museum presentation > more

Some Love For Washington Square's Mid-Century

Some Love For Washington Square’s Mid-Century “Cheese Grater”

May 17, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Lauding a modernist classic in Washington Square, UArts students plan for a green future, the rebirth of Front & Master, and 25K flock to Franklin Square’s light festival > more

Tacony Storefront To Become Hub Of Literary Respite And Artistic Collaboration

Tacony Storefront To Become Hub Of Literary Respite And Artistic Collaboration

May 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Tacony Library and Arts Building almost ready, African art on display at the PMA, Philly recovers previous high in home values, and former Please Touch Museum location to be demolished > more

The Unlikely Urbanism Of John Fry

The Unlikely Urbanism Of John Fry

May 13, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A look back at the Drexel president’s redevelopment project at Franklin & Marshall, Council members talk councilmanic prerogative, and Clarke floats $100 million for home repair loans > more

On Parkway, $4.5 Million Plaza To Showcase Holocaust Memorial Statue

On Parkway, $4.5 Million Plaza To Showcase Holocaust Memorial Statue

May 12, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Monument to be re-contextualized, apartment complex proposed in Cedar Park, Feibush wins federal suit against Johnson, and ground broken on Drexel apartment project > more