Posts Tagged ‘University of Pennsylvania’

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The “Philadelphia School” That Inspired & Frustrated Her

May 11, 2016  |  Vantage

A new exhibit on Philadelphia designers has Nathaniel Popkin thinking about the deep and sometimes frayed connections between them and Jane Jacobs, whose centennial is celebrated with two new books > more

Penn’s Skirkanich Hall, A “Masterpiece of Materiality”

Penn’s Skirkanich Hall, A “Masterpiece of Materiality”

March 31, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Appreciating Penn’s Skirkanich Hall, Walnut Lane Bridge to close until September, and talking taverns at the Philadelphia History Museum > more

Tower Proposal Underscores A Shifting Commercial District

Tower Proposal Underscores A Shifting Commercial District

February 18, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Developers continue the march to the Schuylkill, Penn’s staggering economic impact, how the Comcast Center got its crosswalk, and PHL to get a luxury lounge for frequent fliers > more

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

Home Of Crime Boss Nominated For Landmark Status

February 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Angelo Bruno house nominated for local historic designation, preserving the Penn Museum’s artifacts, another segment for the Schuylkill River Trail secured, and 7 decades after ENIAC > more

A Louis Kahn Classic Renovated

A Louis Kahn Classic Renovated

January 8, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Phase one of Richards Medical Research Labs considered, visualizing populistic history in Chinatown, and a church in the Northeast gets a new steeple > more