Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

Razing A City In Haste: The Lesson Of The Horn Building

Razing A City In Haste: The Lesson Of The Horn Building

August 22, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow takes a look at indiscriminate demolition and the state of preservation in Philadelphia from the windows of the Horn Building > more

Block Party Cartography

Block Party Cartography

August 12, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Mapping the Philly block party, Toll Bros. plan residential tower for Jewelers Row, and West Philly developers solicit preliminary feedback on mixed-use proposal > more

Toll Brothers Wants to Tear Down Part of Jewelers Row; Here's The Basics & What You Can Do *Updated*

Toll Brothers Wants to Tear Down Part of Jewelers Row; Here’s The Basics & What You Can Do *Updated*

August 12, 2016  |  News

Yesterday's news that Toll Brothers has applied for a demolition permit for about one-eighth of Jewelers Row has stunned Philadelphians. We look at the underlying facts of the case and answer the question, "What can I do?" > more

Taking Over Area's Largest Preservation Organization, Paul Steinke Vows

Taking Over Area’s Largest Preservation Organization, Paul Steinke Vows “A True Alliance”

June 10, 2016  |  Vantage

Hidden City's editorial team sits down with Paul Steinke who officially took the helm of the Preservation Alliance For Greater Philadelphia this week > more

Wasting History In A

Wasting History In A “World Heritage City”

June 8, 2016  |  Soapbox

Is there a preservation crisis in Philadelphia? Hidden City contributor Oscar Beisert says yes and presents the city's recent track record of demolishing historic resources in this startling essay > more