Posts Tagged ‘City Hall’

In The Aftermath Of Charlottesville, Counting On The Catto Memorial

In The Aftermath Of Charlottesville, Counting On The Catto Memorial

August 15, 2017  |  Soapbox

As Southern cities erupt in protest and race-fueled violence over the removal of Confederate memorials, historian Amy Cohen looks at Philadelphia's lack of diversity in public monuments > more

Averting Demolition, First African Baptist Church Properties To Become Condos

Averting Demolition, First African Baptist Church Properties To Become Condos

August 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

GHo church building to be reused as condos, Dranoff property’s public art installed, Chinese Cultural Center prepped for resale and resuse, how to retain Philly millennials, and City Hall courtyard becomes beer garden > more

Stock Exchange To Move To University City

Stock Exchange To Move To University City

May 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Nation’s oldest stock exchange to move into FMC Tower, Penn statute to get a late-summer bath, new plans for North Broad reuse, and City outlines DNC security grant spending plan > more

Public Clocks Still Keeping Time On Philly’s Streets (At Least Twice A Day)

Public Clocks Still Keeping Time On Philly’s Streets (At Least Twice A Day)

December 18, 2015  |  Vantage

Has there ever been a comprehensive study of Philadelphia's exterior clocks? Well there is now. Steve Weinik combs the city for his Philly Analog series > more

Almost 150 Years Later, A Small Miracle At City Hall

Almost 150 Years Later, A Small Miracle At City Hall

December 3, 2015  |  Vantage

Dirty chain link fencing be gone. City Hall's four portals are finally fitted with the caliber of gates John McArthur, Jr. originally intended for his French Second Empire masterpiece. Co-editor Nathaniel Popkin says the elegant gesture is long overdue > more