Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Hill’

Building And Preserving A

Building And Preserving A “House Of Wisdom”

November 26, 2012  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow is all over this slender beauty at 17th and Locust, the original home of artist Violet Oakley's mural "Building the House of Wisdom." When the house's interior architecture and the mural were threatened in 1927, preservationists rallied to save it > more

Brady Wants Philly In The Casino Business

Brady Wants Philly In The Casino Business

November 9, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Should the city build its own casino?, the Chestnut Hill Hotel becoming a upscale hotel boutique, Mormon Temple designs approved by Art Commission, and PhillyU's Kanbar College officially opens > more

Sale Of West Philly High, Other Closed School Buildings, Imminent

Sale Of West Philly High, Other Closed School Buildings, Imminent

November 7, 2012  |  Morning Blend

The School District making final preparations to sell a few closed buildings, Camac Street re-oaked, Philly Marathon is expand, and Modern Art on the Hill > more

Labyrinth Or Maze, Temporal Architecture To Remember

Labyrinth Or Maze, Temporal Architecture To Remember

October 30, 2012  |  Vantage

As jobs dried up, post-boom, architects turned to temporal projects. Nathaniel Popkin talks with architect Peter Everett Brown about his annual maze installation at the Woodmere Art Museum and the power of the pop-up structure > more

With The Hurricane Lurking, A

With The Hurricane Lurking, A “Haunted” Horse Parade

October 29, 2012  |  Vantage

Think Halloween is just for humans? Theresa Stigale has the story and photos from yesterday's "Haunted Horse Parade" at Northwestern stables in Chestnut Hill > more