Posts Tagged ‘Historic Preservation’

Snøhetta To Bring Innovative Library Design To North Philly

Snøhetta To Bring Innovative Library Design To North Philly

December 11, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Temple unveils library design, the prosaic redevelopment of North Central, community discusses UC High’s future, and boosting the Flying Saucer > more

Does Historic Preservation Matter?

Does Historic Preservation Matter?

December 2, 2014  |  Soapbox

Where do mayoral candidates stand on preservation? Can City Council expand the Historical Commission's budget? Why isn't the system working? Hidden City wants to be your voice for preservation, but we need your help to do so > more

Can't Top This: Munitions Gals And Jazz Joints In Rittenhouse Square

Can’t Top This: Munitions Gals And Jazz Joints In Rittenhouse Square

December 1, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

From YWCA boarding house to jazz bar to day spa, The Shadow gives a full salute to the many lives of this unassuming Rittenhouse relic from the Great War > more

Lost In The Shuffle: When Registered Buildings Go Down

Lost In The Shuffle: When Registered Buildings Go Down

November 17, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Why are some buildings on the National Register of Historic Places preserved while others are casually destroyed? The Shadow gives an example of this phenomena through the Wagner Free Institute of Science and the John F. Kennedy Vocational Center > more

Blue Horizon Fights For Its Life At Historic Designation Meeting This Wednesday

Blue Horizon Fights For Its Life At Historic Designation Meeting This Wednesday

November 10, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

Legendary boxing venue Blue Horizon gets ready for another round as its nomination for historic designation goes before the Philadelphia Historical Commission on Wednesday at City Hall > more