Posts Tagged ‘Edmund Bacon’

On Preserving Bacon’s Neighborhood

On Preserving Bacon’s Neighborhood

November 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Thoughts on saving the inauthentic authenticity of Society Hill; water main breaks, again, in East Falls; and Southwark Elementary to hatch dragon schoolyard design > more

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The “Philadelphia School” That Inspired & Frustrated Her

May 11, 2016  |  Vantage

A new exhibit on Philadelphia designers has Nathaniel Popkin thinking about the deep and sometimes frayed connections between them and Jane Jacobs, whose centennial is celebrated with two new books > more

Reconsidering Washington Avenue

Reconsidering Washington Avenue

August 17, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Decision point on Washington Avenue, residential preservation case in Roxborough resolved, the Bacon brothers promote the 2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge, considering Philly’s Chinese sister-city, and Siena Place sprouts new homes > more

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

June 26, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Bacon’s efforts at preserving the urban dominance of the civic heart of Philly, Fattah tries again on subsidizing co-ops, Feibush meets resistance in Point Breeze, truncated St. Boniface project nearly complete, and some Sousa on Ridge Ave > more

For Philly History Film Episode On 1944-64, Challenge And Reward Was Uncovering Footage

For Philly History Film Episode On 1944-64, Challenge And Reward Was Uncovering Footage

January 23, 2013  |  Vantage

What's it take to find the right film footage? Archival researcher Jon Kohl has insight into the process that uncovered reels of film on Philadelphia history not seen in decades. You can see the results of his investigation tomorrow night at 7:30, when episode three of "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment" is broadcast on 6ABC > more