Posts Tagged ‘Historical Commission’

Rodeph Shalom As A Beacon On North Broad

Rodeph Shalom As A Beacon On North Broad

August 27, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A look at the historic Jewish synagogue’s expansion, the economic importance of bike lanes, Suzanne Roberts Theater gets $2.5 million boost, remembering the Philadelphia Trades School, and approvals from the Historical Commission > more

Agreement To Govern Dismantling Of Boyd Auditorium

Agreement To Govern Dismantling Of Boyd Auditorium

April 4, 2014  |  Buzz

Architectural elements to be preserved, some on-site, in legal agreement that also preserve's the building's facade. "The best we can do now," says Boyd advocate > more

Boyd Ruling:

Boyd Ruling: “Clear Appearance of Bias”

March 28, 2014  |  Soapbox

The Historical Commission's hearing that led to its ruling March 14 to condemn the Boyd Theater were deeply flawed. Architect Katherine Dowdell wants the Commission to account for ignoring key findings, procedural problems, irrelevant evidence, and the "clear appearance of bias" > more

Permit In Place to Demolish Boyd Theater Interior--UPDATED

Permit In Place to Demolish Boyd Theater Interior–UPDATED

March 17, 2014  |  Buzz

Advocates fear demolition will take place this week, before the appeals process can begin > more

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

February 21, 2014  |  Buzz

An anonymous local foundation has offered to match a $4.5 million bid from developers who propose to replace the theater's Art Deco interior with eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant > more