Posts Tagged ‘Francisville’

City’s Oldest Active Fire Hall Designated Historic

City’s Oldest Active Fire Hall Designated Historic

July 28, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Two of John T. Windrim’s buildings being preserved, an urban garden in Chinatown North, and learning another language through a mural > more

Historical Commission Approves Designation Of Art Deco Auto Showroom On Fairmount Avenue

Historical Commission Approves Designation Of Art Deco Auto Showroom On Fairmount Avenue

February 13, 2015  |  News

1930s-era Art Deco auto showroom at 15th and Fairmount Avenue is bound for the Philadelphia Register after Historical Commission approves nomination > more

Spotty Development In Francisville

Spotty Development In Francisville

June 26, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Lower than necessary density development along North 16th, East Falls residents responsible for mending wall, Temple’s plans for William Penn High, and Tetris on the Cira Centre sets record > more

Two Residential Projects Break Ground In Francisville

Two Residential Projects Break Ground In Francisville

December 10, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The “ecological urbanism” and economic diversity of Folsom Powerhouse, duplexes finally to replace St. Clare’s Monastery, an impromptu Mandela shrine in South Philly, and reviving the heyday of 52nd Street > more

The Met's Next Revival?

The Met’s Next Revival?

October 4, 2013  |  News

Developer Eric Blumenfeld quietly purchased the Metropolitan Opera House in February, and work began on part of the auditorium in late summer > more