Posts Tagged ‘religious architecture’

Live Animal Holiday Tradition Lives On In Old City

Live Animal Holiday Tradition Lives On In Old City

December 20, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

For the last 43 years a live animal nativity scene has been presented during the holiday season at Old First Reformed Church in Old City. Harry K. takes a walk around the festive display and the nearly 300-year-old congregation at Fourth and Race Streets > more

Mormon Temple Transcends Tradition On The Parkway

Mormon Temple Transcends Tradition On The Parkway

August 2, 2016  |  News

Jeff Markovitz brings the new Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints into view with this look inside the building's referential designs > more

Historic Parish Complex In Kingsessing Gets New Life As Charter School

Historic Parish Complex In Kingsessing Gets New Life As Charter School

July 18, 2016  |  News

The much lauded Independence Charter School will transform the vacant Most Blessed Sacrament campus, reports Ann de Forest. But questions remain about the future of the Neo-Renaissance church, abandoned by the Archdiocese in 2007 > more

Marked Potential: St. Andrew’s Collegiate Chapel

Marked Potential: St. Andrew’s Collegiate Chapel

July 15, 2016  |  Marked Potential

With this month's Marked Potential Shila Griffith gives us a rock climbing gym with a heavenly view inside the divine sanctuary of St. Andrew's Collegiate Chapel > more

Pipe Organ Concert Opens Doors To Girard College Chapel

Pipe Organ Concert Opens Doors To Girard College Chapel

April 15, 2016  |  Last Light

Girard College Chapel is an overlooked treasure trove containing some of the city's best Greek and Art Deco detailing. It's also home to one of the biggest pipe organs in Philadelphia. Dan Papa unlocks the radiant vault with this revealing photo essay > more