Posts Tagged ‘Adaptive Reuse’

Restoring The Hale Building — Patina And All

Restoring The Hale Building — Patina And All

February 2, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Hale Building update, Bethel Burying Ground added to National Register of Historic Places, and Spring Garden warehouse to receive addition > more

Another Kind Of School Reform Commission

Another Kind Of School Reform Commission

January 13, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Fairhill Elementary makes it return, First African Baptist to become offices, Goldtex is certified gold, touring Camden’s ghost station, and Old City coworking space to close > more

Abused, Neglected, But Not Forgotten: Top 10 Derelict Properties

Abused, Neglected, But Not Forgotten: Top 10 Derelict Properties

December 22, 2015  |  Developing Challenges, The Shadow Knows

Philadelphia erupted with real estate growth in 2015. Yet, some of the city's most noticeable properties remain ragged, empty and trapped in limbo. GroJLart has this year end survey of the city's top ten down-and-out buildings begging for redevelopment > more

The Fabulous House Of Mr. Fox

The Fabulous House Of Mr. Fox

December 7, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

The Fox-Henry mansion on Spruce Street has a meaty backstory to match its hefty mass. The Shadow dishes up the dirt on this bulky brick abode > more

Philly Schools Offer Lessons in Architecture. Can We Pass the Preservation Test?

Philly Schools Offer Lessons in Architecture. Can We Pass the Preservation Test?

December 2, 2015  |  Vantage

Philadelphia's public school stock is an incredible melange of architectural styles and eras. With only four schools legally protected by the local historical register, not much stands in the way of developers opting for demolition over reuse. Contributor Ben Leech raises a red flag with this call for a reexamination of district policy and a citywide preservation intervention > more