Posts Tagged ‘Charles Willson Peale’

La Salle University Threatens Germantown Landmarks

La Salle University Threatens Germantown Landmarks

February 9, 2017  |  Soapbox

On Friday, the Historical Commission will consider legal protections for two historic Germantown homes. Owners La Salle University will oppose the nominations to retain their right to demolition. Arielle Harris makes a case for saving these two Wister family properties and reveals La Salle's long tradition of razing neighborhood landmarks > more

Go West Young Man

Go West Young Man

November 9, 2011  |  Possible City

Frank Furness loved the west, but he was hardly the first Philadelphian drawn there > more