Posts Tagged ‘University of Pennsylvania’

Historical Commission Hardship Meeting Puts Sloan Mansion One Step Closer To Demolition

Historical Commission Hardship Meeting Puts Sloan Mansion One Step Closer To Demolition

December 19, 2014  |  Buzz

It has been a long, complicated saga for the Samuel Sloan-designed John P. Levy House at 40th and Pine. Today the Historical Commission's Hardship Committee added the story with a recommendation that may clear the way for the Italliante mansion's demolition > more

Charter School Eyes Shuttered Abigail Vare Building

Charter School Eyes Shuttered Abigail Vare Building

December 5, 2014  |  Morning Blend

String Theory Charter system applies for former school building in Pennsport, Henon gets tough (once again) on billboards, funding updates on the Divine Lorraine, and the legacy of Penn in University City > more

Nutter Creates Bike Advocacy Task Force

Nutter Creates Bike Advocacy Task Force

November 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The Mayor signs an executive order creating the Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board, Penn getting ambitious with new sustainable facility plan, state deal on East Falls building irks neighbors, and an expanded pizzeria for Clark Park > more

Art Deco And Academic Reuse In University City

Art Deco And Academic Reuse In University City

November 3, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

Quite a bit more than just an Ann Taylor store, the building at 36th and Walnut's history is heavy with banking, Black Nationalist action, and university-community partnerships. The Shadow peers behind the window dressings of this subtle Art Deco in University City that's about to be reinvented again > more

Getting A Pedestrian-Driven Main Street Right In Center City

Getting A Pedestrian-Driven Main Street Right In Center City

October 29, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Chestnut Walk as a new kind of Center City street, the multiplying effects of pop-up gardens, Penn to break ground on South Bank, and angry parents unleash on Walter Palmer > more