Posts Tagged ‘Preservation Alliance’

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

March 13, 2014  |  News

Preservation advocates had hoped an anonymous donor's offer to purchase the historic Boyd Theater would save its stunning Art Deco auditorium. But iPic Theaters has continued to fight for its plan to install eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant in the building > more

Rally To Save The Boyd Tuesday

Rally To Save The Boyd Tuesday

December 6, 2013  |  Buzz

With a cinema chain's proposal to redevelop the Boyd Theater by destroying its epic art deco auditorium, the Friends of the Boyd will host a public rally to save the theater on Tuesday, December 10, at 11:30AM > more

Charting What's Next At The Royal Theater—Again

Charting What’s Next At The Royal Theater—Again

November 12, 2013  |  News

With an Act 135 petition to give conservatorship to developer Ori Feibush looming and a state grant gone, Universal Companies' drive to redevelop the Royal Theater has a renewed urgency. Bradley Maule talks with project adviser Carl Dranoff and others about the challenges ahead, after a Monday night public meeting > more

Praisin' The Trane

Praisin’ The Trane

July 17, 2013  |  Buzz

Though he's been gone nearly 50 years, John Coltrane's legacy has never been larger in his adopted hometown. Two events, one this week in Brewerytown and one next month at IHouse, help to maintain his profile—and preserve his home > more

And The 2013 Nominees For Historic Designation Are . . .

And The 2013 Nominees For Historic Designation Are . . .

May 24, 2013  |  News

The Philadelphia Historical Commission will next Wednesday review 15 buildings across the city in consideration for historic designation. Christopher Mote examines the nominations > more