Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Street’

Mrs. Venturi’s House And The Post Modern Paradox

Mrs. Venturi’s House And The Post Modern Paradox

July 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Iconic manifesto for Post Modernism for sale, Chestnut’s Hale Building to be renovated, suburban senior living in East Kensington, and a new parklet in University City > more

When Neighbors “Architect Up

When Neighbors “Architect Up”

June 19, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Neighbors call for redesign of proposed tower for the Boyd, architect reconsiders redesign of Lovett Memorial Library, Sharswood eminent domain plan approved, and integral funding package secured for The Gallery redevelopment > more

Pearl Properties Goes Back Before The Historical Commission With Boyd Revisions

Pearl Properties Goes Back Before The Historical Commission With Boyd Revisions

June 11, 2015  |  Buzz

Pearl Properties goes before the Historical Commission tomorrow with new plans for the 1900 block of Chestnut Street. The developer's first pass with project designs that replace all but the Boyd Theater's façade and lobby was unanimously rejected by the Architectural Committee in May. > more

Design And Density Problems Plague Boyd Project

Design And Density Problems Plague Boyd Project

May 29, 2015  |  Developing Challenges, Vantage

Pearl Properties' latest plans for 1900 Chestnut Street and the Boyd Theater were unanimously voted down on Tuesday by the Architecture Committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission amid a room full of applause. Contributor and in-house urbanist Stephen Stofka takes a look at the unsavory design and where the firm keeps getting it wrong > more

Replacing The Boyd

Replacing The Boyd

May 20, 2015  |  News

As the Boyd Theatre's demolition crawls along, plans for its replacement, along with redevelopment of 1900 Chestnut Street, go to the Historical Commission on Tuesday for final approval. Brad Maule reports > more