Posts Tagged ‘Church of the Assumption’

A Turnaround For Market East?

A Turnaround For Market East?

November 26, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The promise of Girard Square, lingering questions with Assumption preservation case, Cresheim Trail to get its trestle from PECO, and another development OKed for Fishtown > more

Appreciating Philadelphia’s Sidewalk Ecosystem

Appreciating Philadelphia’s Sidewalk Ecosystem

November 22, 2013  |  Morning Blend

“We the Weeds” connecting children to their neighborhood, City Council votes against more methadone clinics in Northeast, the Redevelopment Authority wants to build a supermarket in studio’s place, and a reprieve for the Church of the Assumption > more

Assumption Ruling Keeps Legal Wheels Turning

Assumption Ruling Keeps Legal Wheels Turning

November 21, 2013  |  Buzz

The latest ruling pushes the case back to the Court of Common Pleas. Owner John Wei may have to submit a new hardship argument to be allowed to demolish the monumental church > more

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

October 9, 2013  |  News

The Callowhill Neighborhood Association's efforts to preserve the circa-1848 Church of the Assumption have staved off demolition—so far. Tomorrow, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will hear CNA's arguments appealing the demolition okayed by the Philadelphia Historical Commission and upheld by the Court of Common Pleas. Chris Mote reports > more

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Developer’s “Hardship” Claim To Be Made Easier Under Proposed New Historical Commission Rules

March 6, 2013  |  News

Preservation advocates are furious at the changes, which will be submitted by Historical Commission executive director Jonathan Farnham on Friday > more