Posts Tagged ‘Development’

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

April 16, 2014  |  Last Light

The demolition of a former house of worship in Northern Liberties has provided a glimpse into the building's history > more

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

March 6, 2014  |  Last Light

There's been good bit of new development--and redevelopment--in South Kensington lately, and there's nothing better than a roundup of all the new (and newish) projects to give you a feel for what's been happening > more

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

January 27, 2014  |  News

Christopher Mote reports on arguments for and against granting the prospective developer of the Boyd the right to demolish the movie palace's historic art deco auditorium. The case will be reviewed Tuesday by the hardship committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission > more

Obit For A NoLibs House Of Worship

Obit For A NoLibs House Of Worship

August 12, 2013  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

The former Second Baptist Church on New Market Street--for decades obscured by a thick coat of stucco and home to the AA Fence Co.--is slated for demolition. Which makes the time ripe for a a look at the building's history, courtesy Harry K's Encyclopedia > more

HEY YOU: Save This Firehouse—Quickly

HEY YOU: Save This Firehouse—Quickly

July 31, 2013  |  News

Speak now or forever hold your peace. That's the takeaway following the closed-door meeting with Councilman Mark Squilla, Pennsport Civic Association, and Cedar-Riverview LP, the owners of historic—but not historically protected—Engine 46 firehouse. Brad Maule finds hope out of the meeting, but it has a very small window > more