Posts Tagged ‘Ed Bacon’

The Gallery: Finally The Destination Ed Bacon Hoped For?

The Gallery: Finally The Destination Ed Bacon Hoped For?

March 23, 2017  |  Vantage

PREIT's transformation of The Gallery into an upscale shopping outlet promises to be the suburban-minded downtown destination that the first mall failed to deliver. Contributor Chris Giuliano takes a look at the redevelopment of East Market and Edmond Bacon's original plan > more

Rohm And Haas: The Plexiglas Palace At 50

Rohm And Haas: The Plexiglas Palace At 50

May 28, 2014  |  Vantage

At its annual achievement awards ceremony next week, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will recognize the Rohm & Haas Building for its 50th anniversary. Brad Maule explores how a collaboration designing the project—the first new building on Independence Mall—resulted in one of the largest multidisciplinary firms in the country > more

Ed On Ed: Hidden City Chats With Rendell, Set To Receive Bacon Prize

Ed On Ed: Hidden City Chats With Rendell, Set To Receive Bacon Prize

February 12, 2014  |  Vantage

Former Mayor and Governor Ed Rendell will on Tuesday receive the 2014 Edmund N. Bacon Prize, given annually to someone for their accomplishments in planning, development, design, and community improvements. Rendell's advocacy and investment in infrastructure earned him this year's Prize. Hidden City co-editor Brad Maule talks with him about Bacon, water mains, Penn's Landing, preservation and more in this Q&A > more

On Vincent Kling, 1916–2013

On Vincent Kling, 1916–2013

January 13, 2014  |  Vantage

While Ed Bacon has earned his place as a household name in the lineage of Philadelphia's built environment, an awful lot of that came filtered through the desk of Vincent G. Kling, who quietly passed away a month and a half ago. Brad Maule looks back at what he's left Philadelphia > more

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

August 8, 2013  |  Soapbox

The first in our assessment of the new zoning code on its first anniversary, Sandy Smith explores the rewards and dangers of an inherently political process > more