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Steve Currall

Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street

Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street

October 27, 2014  |  Art & Design

Dance studio on South Street to be ready next month, Manayunk church getting ready for spring restoration efforts, four homes to begin construction in NoLibs, and SEPTA announces fare payment upgrade > more

Logan Community Planning Process Begins Tonight With Charrette

Logan Community Planning Process Begins Tonight With Charrette

November 21, 2013  |  Urbanism

A year long planning process in Logan seeks to engage with the community—especially youth. The process begins tonight at 6PM > more

New Park At Pier 68 Bookend Of $5 Million New Waterfront Investment

New Park At Pier 68 Bookend Of $5 Million New Waterfront Investment

October 3, 2013  |  Urbanism

New trail investment to be spurred by a William Penn Foundation grant will mean an unimpeded walk (or ride) from Walmart to Penn Treaty Park. More funding is needed, as Steve Currall reports > more

How Philly Got Its Shape

How Philly Got Its Shape

September 26, 2013  |  History

That strange Philly shape: how did it get there? And why? Steve Currall traces all the geopolitical, economic, municipal, and accidental sources that led to the setting of Philadelphia's boundaries, imaginary, and sometimes hidden lines of destiny > more

Imaginative Lighting Proposed For Fishtown

Imaginative Lighting Proposed For Fishtown

April 2, 2013  |  Art & Design

The Art Commission will evaluate the renderings for "The Three Clans," by Donald Lipski > more