Preservation

Church Of The Assumption Sold–Update

July 11, 2012 | by Nathaniel Popkin

 

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.

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Nathaniel Popkin Nathaniel Popkin is co-founder of the Hidden City Daily and author of three books of non-fiction, including Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City (with Peter Woodall and Joseph E.B. Elliott) and two novels, Everything is Borrowed and Lion and Leopard. He is co-editor of Who Will Speak for America, an anthology forthcoming in June 2018, and the senior writer of the film documentary "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment."

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