Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Hill’

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

June 26, 2018  |  Vantage

Joyce Munro walks us through the gardens of Lydia Morris in Chestnut Hill where her Victorian summer home, Compton, once turned critics cold with its flamboyant style > more

Most Intriguing Projects Of 2016

Most Intriguing Projects Of 2016

December 21, 2016  |  Vantage

With dozens of projects to choose from, contributor Hilary Jay, founder of Design Philadelphia, selects 11 outstanding examples of new construction, adaptive reuse, and public amenities completed this year > more

After 16-Year Hiatus, Mid-century Public Art To Return To Public View

After 16-Year Hiatus, Mid-century Public Art To Return To Public View

July 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The “Free Interpretation of Plant Forms” coming to Chestnut Hill, Point Breeze assents to partial residential conversion of Walter Smith School, neighbor wants to save tree from development in Pennsport, and public schools to double as community centers > more

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

June 8, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Mantua groups anxious for rezoning legislation, ground broken for Cambria Hotel on South Broad, Queen Street Tunnel to get wheat pasted, and industrial chic at Morris Arboretum > more

Philadelphia’s Legacy Of Planning Exclusively

Philadelphia’s Legacy Of Planning Exclusively

June 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Woodward Celebration pays tribute to exclusive urban planning, L&I holds PMC Property Group accountable, and Northwest zoning code alteration in question > more