Church Of The Assumption Sold–Update

 

Sources tell the Hidden City Daily that the 1849 Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street has been sold by social services agency Siloam.

Siloam’s attempt to win approval for the demolition of the church is still pending.

A real estate broker involved in the transaction has indicated to us that the buyer is a local development group without definitive development plans for the site.

About the author

Nathaniel Popkin is co-editor of the Hidden City Daily and author of three books of non-fiction, including the forthcoming Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City (Temple Press) and a novel, Lion and Leopard (The Head and the Hand Press). He is the senior writer of the film documentary "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment."



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