Posts Tagged ‘archdiocese of Philadelphia’

New Museum In The Works For America's First Male Saint

New Museum In The Works For America’s First Male Saint

January 18, 2019  |  News

The Shrine of St. John Neumann on Girard Avenue is a melting pot brimming with religious devotion. It's also a destination for curious tourists looking to get a glimpse of the saint's body enshrined in a glass casket. A museum dedicated to the life and work of the famed Philadelphia bishop will open this spring. John Henry Scott has the story > more

Mantua Artist Considering Sale Of Studio Saved From Eminent Domain

Mantua Artist Considering Sale Of Studio Saved From Eminent Domain

October 4, 2016  |  Morning Blend

James Dupree exhibits his post-eminent domain artwork, Archdiocese looking to cash in on its cathedral parking lot, PHA to lay off 14% of workforce, and Point Breeze residents fight another Feibush development proposal > more

Community Meeting Reveals Widespread Indignation With Jewelers Row Demolition

Community Meeting Reveals Widespread Indignation With Jewelers Row Demolition

August 24, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Jewelers bemoan Toll Brothers plan, bowling lanes and movie screens coming to Canal Street entertainment district, ethnic masses sustaining several former Catholic parish churches, keeping libraries relevant, and an auto-garage conversion on North Broad > more

Philly’s Love Affair With The Palladian Window

Philly’s Love Affair With The Palladian Window

August 10, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Renaissance architecture in Philly, no time or money for archaeological curiosities at Market Street development, new windows for Germantown apartment towers, School District to have property values reassessed, and ground broken for South Philly senior living facility > more

Back To The Basics At Schmidt's

Back To The Basics At Schmidt’s

June 1, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Piazza gets a new name, Archdiocese readies for sale of historic African American church, and a look at didactic deconstruction > more