Posts Tagged ‘Historic Preservation’

Breaking Through Historic Preservation's Color Line

Breaking Through Historic Preservation’s Color Line

February 4, 2016  |  Developing Challenges, Vantage

Diversity in preservation is a tricky thing. When cultural history speaks more for a building than architecture merit ears often go deaf. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler sits down with All That Philly Jazz director Faye Anderson to discuss landmarking the former home of Malcolm X and the precarious nature of protecting Philadelphia's built African-American heritage > more

Redevelopment Plans To Be Announced For SS United States

Redevelopment Plans To Be Announced For SS United States

January 28, 2016  |  Buzz

SS United States Conservancy announces plans to redevelop the historic ocean liner. The ship, moored in South Philadelphia, will likely to set sail for Manhattan. > more

Parish Vs. Archdiocese Vs. Public Good In Catholic Preservation Fight

Parish Vs. Archdiocese Vs. Public Good In Catholic Preservation Fight

January 22, 2016  |  Vantage

Historian Thomas Rzeznik unpacks the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's recent edict to oppose any attempts to place Catholic buildings on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. Who will win this proxy battle? > more

Contextualizing 60th Street

Contextualizing 60th Street

January 15, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The urban realities behind last week’s “ISIS attack” in West Philly, and preserving the hillside charms of Manayunk-Roxborough > more

Kenney Pledges Support To Planning Community

Kenney Pledges Support To Planning Community

January 14, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Kenney discusses planning, the therapeutic and spiritual benefits to preservation, and renovations coming to Saxbys 30th Street Station > more