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Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

February 23, 2018  |  News

Charged with the financial burden of a fire-damaged restaurant on South Street, owners of Bridget Foy’s make plans to rebuild. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

Replicas Of William Rush Originals Return To Fairmount Water Works

Replicas Of William Rush Originals Return To Fairmount Water Works

February 14, 2018  |  News

Missing for decades, two signature sculptures come home to Fairmount Water Works. A. Leonard Pundt has the details on how conservation efforts and carefully-crafted reproductions brought the iconic public artwork back to life > more

At Parkway Central, Stacks Cleared To Make Way For Public Space

At Parkway Central, Stacks Cleared To Make Way For Public Space

February 2, 2018  |  News

The Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Branch is homing in on the needs of the 21st century patron with modern upgrades and robust public programming. Michael Bixler bids adieu to the grand library's massive book retrieval system that was recently dismantled to make way for three new centers of interactive social space > more

Navy Yard Gears Up For Growth With New Power Plant

Navy Yard Gears Up For Growth With New Power Plant

January 30, 2018  |  News

The Navy Yard, home to one of the nation's largest private microgrids, prepares for the future with a new energy plant. Michael Bixler reports > more

New Toll Brothers Design Steps On Jewelers Row

New Toll Brothers Design Steps On Jewelers Row

January 24, 2018  |  News

Suburban real estate developers Toll Brothers presents their new proposal for a 24-story apartment tower in the heart of Jewelers Row. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more