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Advocates Race Against The Clock To Save Terrace Hall

Advocates Race Against The Clock To Save Terrace Hall

August 26, 2016  |  News

In Wissahickon, an historic meeting hall on the eve of demolition gets a helping hand. Michael Bixler reports > more

Toll Brothers Wants to Tear Down Part of Jewelers Row; Here's The Basics & What You Can Do *Updated*

Toll Brothers Wants to Tear Down Part of Jewelers Row; Here’s The Basics & What You Can Do *Updated*

August 12, 2016  |  News

Yesterday's news that Toll Brothers has applied for a demolition permit for about one-eighth of Jewelers Row has stunned Philadelphians. We look at the underlying facts of the case and answer the question, "What can I do?" > more

Trumbauer's Legendary Ben Franklin Hotel Reborn

Trumbauer’s Legendary Ben Franklin Hotel Reborn

August 10, 2016  |  News

Renovations and a new restaurant will bring the Gilded Age glory of the former Benjamin Franklin Hotel to the public this fall. Michael Bixler steps inside > more

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

August 5, 2016  |  News

With the Soda Tax, the Kenney Administration has committed to addressing long-deteriorating conditions at neighborhood recreation centers with funding from bond sales and capital budget earmarks. But until revenue starts rolling in, communities continue to make due. Tyler Horst has the story > more

Mormon Temple Transcends Tradition On The Parkway

Mormon Temple Transcends Tradition On The Parkway

August 2, 2016  |  News

Jeff Markovitz brings the new Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints into view with this look inside the building's referential designs > more