The tools are in hand to stop Toll Brothers’ tower (and get it built somewhere else), architectural historian and preservation professor Aaron Wunsch argues. Can Jim Kenney deliver?
The eleventh hour of our annual fundraising campaign is here and we are only two-thirds towards meeting our goal. Historic preservationist Aaron Wunsch calls Hidden City an indispensable, cultural resource covering Philadelphia’s shifting built environment and explains why you should make a contribution today
Could a last-ditch effort at diplomacy between the University of Pennsylvania and the Woodland Terrace Homeowners Association save the John P. Levy House from demolition? Aaron Wunsch says it can and should be done, though it would take a touch more civic stewardship by the university and an even-keeled willingness to compromise by the neighborhood group
Editor’s Note: Join Aaron Wunsch, professor of historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania, for a tour of endangered 19th Street Baptist Church, a little-known beauty designed by Frank Furness. The building’s lovely green serpentine facade has proven to be extremely fragile, making it one part of what Wunsch calls “a three-part preservation puzzle.” […]