Posts Tagged ‘Provident Mutual Building’

Preparing A Provident Future

Preparing A Provident Future

August 28, 2013  |  Vantage

From its three-masted ship atop a golden domed cupola, the Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building has watched over its West Philadelphia neighborhood for 85 years. In telling its history, Sam Robinson finds the relationship between building and neighborhood tenuous. As the City makes plans to relocate the Police headquarters and Public Health offices there, the relationship might continue that way > more

New Juvenile Detention Center Unveiled Amid Protests

New Juvenile Detention Center Unveiled Amid Protests

December 21, 2012  |  Morning Blend

On 48th Street, a detention center opens and work begins on Police HQ; inside a South Philly fish emporium; and Spruce Hill begins planning > more

The More Things Change...

The More Things Change…

March 27, 2012  |  Vantage

Stephen Stofka takes an initial glance at a series of new projects that have the potential to transform the massive campus-like expanse in the center of West Philly. The only problem--none of them seem to demonstrate a taste for good urban design > more

Provident Mutual To Be New Police HQ

Provident Mutual To Be New Police HQ

March 9, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Provident Mutual to replace the Roundhouse, Nutter's new budget plan calls for re-looks at property values, the Granary to become an apartment complex, and excitement builds for Xfinity Live! > more

Still Awaiting Decision On The Provident Mutual Building

Still Awaiting Decision On The Provident Mutual Building

January 3, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Awaiting to see if the West Philly building will replace the Roundhouse, Philadelphia to reprise its role as instigator of American revolution?, talking with new Councilman Squilla, and the city gets its first poet laureate > more